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  EPHESUS - LoveToKnow Article on EPHESUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Of the three great river basins of lonia and Lydia, those of the Hermus, Cayster and Maeander, it commanded the second, and had already access by easy passes to the other two.
The earliest inhabitants assigned to Ephesus by Greek writers are the Amazons, with whom we hear of Leleges, Carians and Pelasgi.
In the 11th century B.C., according to tradition (the date is probably too early), Androclus, son of the Athenian king Codrus, landed on the spot with his lonians and a mixed body of colonists; and from his con.quest dates the history of the Greek Ephesus.
85.1911encyclopedia.org /E/EP/EPHESUS.htm   (4835 words)

  
 DARIUS - LoveToKnow Article on DARIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He tried to develop the commerce of the empire, and sent an expedition down the Kabul and the Indus, led by the Carian captain Scylax of Caryanda, who explored the Indian Ocean from the mouth of the Indus to Suez.
The support which Athens and Eretria gave to the rebellious lonians and Carians made their punishment inevitable as soon as the rebellion had been put down.
But the first expedition, that of Mardonius, failed on the cliffs of Mt. Athos (492), and the army which was led into Attica by Datis in 490 was beaten at Marathon.
www.1911ency.org /D/DA/DARIUS.htm   (1620 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Rhodes
The climate is so genial that the sun shines ever there, as recorded in a proverb already known to Pliny (Hist.
The island, inhabited first by the Carians and then by the Phoenicians (about 1300
B.C.) who settled several colonies there, was occupied about 800
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13024b.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Russians Are Manes-ly Because of the Medes
Gyges had betrayed his alliance with the Assyrians, and in about 663 BC he sent Greekish troops (including Carians and Ionians) even into Egypt to fight the Assyrians invading there.
But not long afterward, the Cimmerians took Sardis, the Lydian capital, and meanwhile killed Gyges.
The Carians were related, by their own admission according to Britannica, to the Etruscans, suggesting that the Gypsies were also related to the Etruscans.
www.tribwatch.com /manes.htm   (4905 words)

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