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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1013 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
TEUTA (Teuro), wife of Agron, king of the Illyrians, assumed the sovereign power on the death of her husband, b.
But the haughty language of these deputies gave such offence to the Illyrian queen, that she not only refused to comply with their demands, but caused the younger of the two brothers to be assassinated on his way home.
Fulvius and A. Postumius, with a fleet and army, to pu­ nish the Illyrian queen.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/3347.html   (1062 words)

  
 History of Sucuraj (island Hvar, Croatia) - Illyrians in Sucuraj
Teuta ruled until 219 BC, she was glorified by heir warlord Demetrius of Pharos (today town Stari Grad on the island Hvar).
Teuta was in war with the Romans because of the pirate attacks.
The remains of the queen Teuta palace and the fortress of Demetrius of Pharos are still visible.
www.sucuraj.com /h1.htm   (407 words)

  
 About Queen Teuta
Queen Teuta attacked Sicily and the Greek colonies on the coast with part of the Illyrian navy.
But Queen Teuta replied that she could not stop her people collecting the fruits of the sea.
Although Teuta submitted in 228, the Illyrian kingdom of the interior was not destroyed, and a second naval expedition was sent against Illyria in 219.
www.teuta.hr /public/intro.asp   (348 words)

  
 Turkey Substates
BCE 306-302 Regent Dowager Queen Amantis (Amastrin) of Herakleia-Pontica and Pontus
BCE 231-28 Regent Dowager Queen Teuta of Illyria and Arclianoi (Albania)
BCE 43-28 Regent Dowager Queen Polemakratia of Asten and Odryseem (Thrakia).
www.guide2womenleaders.com /turkey_substates.htm   (787 words)

  
 Queen Teuta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Teuta's first decision was to drive the Greek colonies off the Illyrian coast.
Teuta's governor, Demetrius had little alternative but to surrender, and the Romans awarded him a considerable part of Teuta's holdings (228 BC).
Teuta finally surrendered in 227 BC, having to accept an ignominious peace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queen_Teuta   (564 words)

  
 Risan - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Risan is a tourist destination that has a fine hotel called after its most famous citizen, Queen Teuta, with accompanying fine plages.
Rhizon had been the main fortress in the Illyrian state where Queen Teuta took refuge during the Illyrian Wars.
During the short reign of the Illyrian Queen Teuta, Rhizon became the capital of her empire.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Risan   (698 words)

  
 Queen Teuta (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Teuta's first decision was to drive the Greek colonies off the Illyrian coast.
Encouraged by this success, Teuta's pirates extended their operations southward in the Ionian Sea, westward along the coast of Italy, and were soon feared as the terror of the Adriatic.
Teuta's governor, Demetrius had little alternative but to surrender, and the Romans awarded him a considerable part of Teuta's holdings (228 BC).
www.e-tv.co.za.cob-web.org:8888 /q/u/e/Queen_Teuta_2209.html   (588 words)

  
 First Illyrian War
The queen would only guarantee that her official forces would refrain from attacking Roman interests, but that she was not responsible for the actions of pirates.
Teuta meanwhile, had little choice but to give up her aggressive tactics and withdraw to her winter quarters.
Teuta was forced to cede portions of her kingdom along the coast (120 miles) to Roman control, along with an unspecified tribute.
www.unrv.com /empire/first-illyrian-war.php   (717 words)

  
 Risan - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Risan (Rhizon) had been the main fortress in the Illyrian state where Queen Teuta took refuge during the Illyrian Wars.
During the short reign of the Illyrian Queen Teuta, Risan became the capital of her empire.
The chronology of these coinages is still not defined with precision, primarily because the historical background of their issuance remains little known.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Risan   (699 words)

  
 The Story
Queen Teuta had meetings with two visiting Roman senators, who took great insult in having to deal with a woman, concerning the Illyrian’s intent in the area.
The assault on Issa, the insult, and assassination were reason enough for the Romans to declare war against Queen Teuta and the Illyrian nation.
Local legends claim that when Queen Teuta lost her throne, she was banished to the island, now known as Svetac, thirteen miles west of Komiza, and built her castle there.
www.komiza.com /story.htm   (11445 words)

  
 Swashbuckler - Real women pirates (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Teuta was one of the early pirate queens, born in the third century BC.
It wasn’t until the full power of the Roman fleet was brought against her that Teuta finally gave up her piratical ways and agreed to a treaty – from that day on she tried to behave more like a queen than a pirate.
Her sailors such as Francis Drake and Jack Hawkins were, just like the fleet of Queen Teuta, empowered to attack any ships – or at least, any ships from countries with which Elizabeth was on unfriendly terms.
www.swashbuckler.co.nz.cob-web.org:8888 /Realpirates/Realwomen.htm   (1256 words)

  
 ANCIENT ALBANIA
In the year 232 B.C. the Illyrian throne was occupied by Teuta, the celebrated Queen whom historians have called Catherine the Great of Illyria.
The depredations of her thriving navy on the rising commercial development of the Republic forced the Roman Senate to declare war against the Queen.
A huge army and navy under the command of of Santumalus and Alvinus attacked Central Albania, and, after two years of protracted warfare, Teuta was induced for peace (227 B.C.) The last king of Illyria was Gentius, of pathetic memory.
www.geocities.com /Paris/Louvre/6820/albania1.html   (1620 words)

  
 Republic of Rome: Turn Four | predicate dot org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Present at the meeting was a tribal queen named Teuta, who carried in her entourage several individuals from the powerful city-state of Carthage.
Teuta was able to use the considerable influence of her Carthaginian advisors, as well as knowledge of Carthage's coming Punic Wars with Rome, to convince the Illyrian tribes to unite under her leadership and deny grain shipments to Rome.
The Battle of Vis: Upon her allocation of power in Illyria, Queen Teuta was quickly paid a visit by emissaries from Hannibal's court of Carthage.
www.predicate.org /node/485   (5709 words)

  
 227. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Two colonies, Cremona and Placentia, were founded in the Po Valley, and the Via Flaminia was built from Rome to Arminium.
Rome defeated Demetrius of Pharos and Queen Teuta's successor, Scerdilaidas.
A plebiscitum Claudianum forbade senators and their sons to own a ship of more than 300 amphoras.
www.bartleby.com /67/231.html   (401 words)

  
 TEUTA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Teuta became queen in 231 B.C. and refused to give Rome satisfaction for the murder of some Roman merchants in 329 B.C., an incident that had occurred before her reign.
Jerome mentions her chastity, her strong rule over the Illyrians, and her insults to the Romans, Epistola adversus Jovinianum (Letter Against Jovinian) I.41 (PL 23: 274).
Dorigen remarks that Teuta's chastity is a mirror to wives, FranklT 1453-1454.
www.columbia.edu /dlc/garland/deweever/T/teuta.htm   (109 words)

  
 Sail Montenegro - sailmontenegro.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tivat is situated on eastern shore of Tivatski Zaliv Tivat, the youngest town in the Boka area was established on the spacious plateau at the bottom of Vrmac.
According to the archives of Kotor, the following names were mentioned here in the XIV century: Teude, Theode, and Theudo who are related to the queen Teuta.
It is believed that during queen Teuta’s reign during 3rd century B. C., a settlement existed on Tivat’s territory in which queen Teuta had a villa with a luxurious garden.
www.sailmontenegro.com.cob-web.org:8888 /htm/sm_marinas.htm   (672 words)

  
 Risan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It was the seat of Queen Teuta of Illyria and then became known for its Roman Mosaics.
Teuta's cliff is the place from which Teuta threw herself when the Romans took her city and she saw the bay filled with Roman ships.
She is supposed to have placed a curse on the harbor and that is the legend that explains Risan's position of being the only Boca community without a fishing fleet.
www.mcclear.net /Rich/Photos/risan.htm   (100 words)

  
 The Lady of the Shroud by Stoker, Bram - Chapter 31   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Then I knew it was King Rupert and the Queen in the midst of a group
lifted from her seat Queen Teuta with her baby in her arms.
Queen, moving towards the Western King, kneeled before him with the
www.literaturepost.com /chapter/18480.html   (1754 words)

  
 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.10.25
Haider interprets the Nitokris-episode as a Greek version of the myth of Neith, with Herodotos transforming the goddess to mortal queen, in the process shaping myth into historical report.
Ehrhardt focuses on Polybios' representation of Teuta, queen of the Illyrians, both as rational politician and as barbarian lacking self control.
In the later literary tradition, the aspect of the sober stateswoman vanishes, leaving us with a commonplace representation of Teuta as an emotional and fickle female on the one side and cruel barbarian on the other.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2003/2003-10-25.html   (2088 words)

  
 Illyria (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
By the end of the third century, an Illyrian kingdom based near what is now the Albanian city of Shkodër controlled parts of northern Albania, Montenegro, and Herzegovina.
Under Queen Teuta, Illyrians attacked Roman merchant vessels plying the Adriatic Sea and gave Rome an excuse to invade the Balkans.
In the Illyrian Wars of 229 BC and 219 BC, Rome overran the Illyrian settlements in the Neretva River valley and suppressed the piracy that had made the Adriatic unsafe.
illyria.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1297 words)

  
 Nationbuilding in the Balkans
Queen whom historians have called Catherine the Great of Illyria.
Republic forced the Roman Senate to declare war against the Queen.
and defeated the Illyrians, led by Queen Teuta, and by 168 BC established
pbosnia.kentlaw.edu /resources/history/albania/albhist.htm   (4721 words)

  
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Who was the queen of the Illyria during the First and Second Illyrian Wars?
After the Senate's remonstrance with Queen Teuta, the matter would have ended had it not been for what event?
According to Polybius, one of the envoys responded angrily to the queen, who had him killed on his return voyage.
www.speakeasy.org /~bwduncan/cary12.txt   (1502 words)

  
 Illyrians, 700 BC - 10 AD (DBA 26)
The Greek city of Issa sent to Rome for aid, thus attracting Roman attention to the region.
With the death of King Agron in 232 BC, Queen Teuta assumed the throne of Illyria and engaged her navy against Roman commercial shipping on the Adriatic, prompting the Roman Senate to declare war.
After two years of protracted war on land and sea, the Roman army under Santumalus and Alvinus forced Queen Teuta to submit to a Roman peace (227 B.C.).
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/dba26.html   (764 words)

  
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By the end of the third century, an Illyrian kingdom based near what is now the Albanian city of Shkodër controlled parts of northern Albania, Montenegro, and Hercegovina.
A huge army and navy under the command of of Santumalus and Alvinus attacked Central Albania, and, after two years of protracted warfare, Teuta was induced for peace (227 B.C.)
In the Illyrian Wars of 229 and 219 B.C., Rome overran the Illyrian settlements in the Neretva River valley.
www.visit-albania.com /albania/ilyria.php   (7431 words)

  
 A brief History
In the year 232 B.C. the Illyrian throne was occupied by
, the celebrated Queen whom historians have called Catherine the Great of Illyria.
attacked Central Albania, and, after two years of protracted warfare, Teuta was induced for peace (227 B.C.)
www.geocities.com /brisku22/albania.html   (5307 words)

  
 TURISTIČKA ZAJEDNICA - otok Šolta (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Restless and spiteful outlines of the island, its beauty and healing healthy climate promise a complete peace and pleasant moments in harmony with nature.
The emperor Diocletian and the queen Teuta knew that while Marko Marulić and Petar Hektorović found poetic inspiration on the island of Šolta.
The same island with the same stubbornly beautiful nature and its fascinating beauty we’re able to feel even today.
www.solta.hr.cob-web.org:8888 /eng/index.htm   (107 words)

  
 Photo: The queen, Teuta, me, and Linda si zakonisht, ne "nice" disponim, ne DISCO 2000. | *Mine$$a* album | ...
Photo: The queen, Teuta, me, and Linda si zakonisht, ne "nice" disponim, ne DISCO 2000.
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The queen, Teuta, me, and Linda si zakonisht, ne "nice" disponim, ne DISCO 2000.
public.fotki.com /mina/ema/emy3.html   (69 words)

  
 SG: Queen Teuta - Page 6 - Civilization Fanatics' Forums
Vercingetorex and his Gauls are on a thin line between friendship and foeship with Teuta's bunch.
By the wise counsel of the mighty Queen Teuta of Illyria, General Schlappi was assigned the task to conquer the lands of the treacherous Gallic Tribes.
Speaking of which, our emissary reported that prince Viriato declined to kiss the toes of the silver Teuta statue we sent him.
forums.civfanatics.com /showthread.php?p=4667239#post4667239   (3099 words)

  
 Ethics of Roman Expansion to 133 BC by Sanderson Beck (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The story of Servius Tullius is that his mother was a war captive in the palace; but after a brightness around his head appeared like flames, he was educated like a prince and married Tarquin's daughter.
When the sons of Marcius had Tarquin assassinated with an ax, his queen told the people he was still alive and that Servius Tullius would act as regent, while the sons of Marcius went into exile.
Pillaging raids sponsored by Queen Teuta in Illyria stimulated Romans in 230 BC to offer military protection to Corcyra and other coastal towns.
www.san.beck.org.cob-web.org:8888 /EC24-RomanExpansion.html   (15532 words)

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