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  Salamis, Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salamis was an ancient city-state on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km North of Famagusta.
The history of Salamis during the early Archaic and Classical periods is reflected in the narrations of the Greek historian Herodotus and the speeches of the Greek orator Isokrates.
Salamis was afterwards besieged and conquered by Artaxerxes III.
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 Salamis, Cyprus at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Salamis is an ancient city on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km North of Gazimaguşa.
This is not to be confused with the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC between the Greeks and the Persians in Attica.
Vassos Karageorghis, Salamis in Cyprus, Homeric, Hellenistic and Roman (1969).
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 Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the siege Cimon died and the command of the fleet was given to Anaxicrates, who left Citium to engage the Phoenician and Cilician fleet at Salamis of Cyprus.
The Battle of Salamis of 480 BC was a naval battle in the Greco-Persian Wars near the island of Salamis near Athens in Greece.
The Battle of Salamis in Cyprus of 306 BC was a naval battle between the fleets of Demetrius I of Macedon and Ptolemy I of Egypt.
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 Salamis Cyprus
In 450 BC Salamis was the site of a simultaneous land and sea battle between Athens and the Persians.
(This is not to be confused with the earlier Battle of Salamis in 480 BC between the Greeks and the Persians at Salamis in Attica.)
The most important ruler of the kingdom of Salamis was Evagoras (410–-374 BC), who became ruler of the whole island, and won its independence from the Persian Empire.
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Greek mythology of classical times links Cyprus to Teucrus, son of Telamon, the king of Salamis (the island facing Athens) and father of the Great Ajax, one of the most prominent Greek heroes during the Trojan war.
Back in the historical times we are dealing with, Cyprus, under the leadership of Onesilus, brother of the king of Salamis, took part in 498 in an uprising against Darius, the Persian King, along with Ionian cities led by Aristagoras, ruler of Miletus.
It is in Cyprus, during the siege of Citium, that Cimon died in 450 (Thucydides, I, 112 ; Plutarch's Life of Cimon, 19.1).
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 Harbours full text
The kingdom of Salamis extended to the east littoral of Cyprus with its capital on the estuary of Pediaeos river.
During Hellenistic Period, in 274 BC, a new city named Arsinoe was founded southward of Salamis by Ptolemy Philadhelphos, showing the attention that the Ptolemies were giving to the area opposite the Syrian littoral of the Seleukid state.
Salamis and its harbour continued to function but without the importance they had enjoyed in the past.
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Salamis was a maritime town on the eastern coast of Cyprus, situated at the end of a fertile plain between two mountains, near the River Pediaeus.
When St. Paul landed at Salamis with Barnabas and John, surnamed Mark, returning from Seleucia, there were several synagogues, and it was there he began the conversion of the island (Acts 13:5).
Salamis was destroyed by earthquakes, and was rebuilt by Constantius II (337-61), who called it Constantia.
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 NationMaster - Statistics on Cyprus. 1313 facts and figures, stats and information on Cypriot economy, crime, people, ...
Cyprus is an island country in the eastern Mediterranean Sea south of Turkey.
Cyprus became independent in 1960, but large-scale fighting between Greek and Turkish Cypriots led to the installment of a UN peacekeeping force in 1965.
First and foremost, the Republic of Cyprus is a free republic in which a large number of peoples live side by side in the free areas of the island, PEACEFULLY and as full members of the democratic state.
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 Salamis, Northern Cyprus
There was probably little development until around 1200BC when the inhabitants of the nearby city of Enkomi discovered that their harbour was silting up and it was essential to find new Access for shipping if the copper exports were not to suffer.
Salamis was the nearest and most logical place to develop.
Before the eight century BC Salamis was the most important commercial centre on the island and by the sixth century BC was being referred to in ancient texts with regard to the payment of taxes to the Assyrian Overlords.
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 Salamis Bay - Cyprus Holiday Guide - IndigoGuide
The Romans established Salamis as the capital of Cyprus and it remained the main commercial centre through the early Christian and Byzantine era.
Salamis Bay is the unexpected highlight of many people’s trip to Cyprus and you’ll need a whole afternoon to really do it justice.
As the sun sets it’s easy to imagine Salamis as it was thousands of years ago, and as night falls you get the eerie feeling that you’re surrounded by spirits from the city’s turbulent past returning in search of long-forgotten friends.
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 Salamis: Ancient Roman city - Famagusta, North Cyprus
The ancient city of Salamis became the capital of Cyprus as far back as 1100 BC.
The city shared the destiny of the rest of the island during the successive occupations by the various dominant powers of the Near East, viz.
It must be remembered that all the ancient ruins in Europe were -free for all- quarries for the builders of the medieval castles.
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 3 bedroom private holiday villa for rent in Yenibogazici, Nr. Salamis, Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The area around Salamis is rich in culture with the Salamis Ruins being a very popular tourist attraction situated a few minutes drive from the villa.
From the tranquility of the villa it is possible to take in the beauty of the surrounding mountains, with an uninterrupted view from the front of the property over the adjacent fields.
The local Salamis Ruins are a highly popular attraction easily accessible by car and there are a variety of local walks, which enable you to explore the many historical castles, with Kantara Castle in particular being in close proximity to the villa.
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 What does archaeology tell us about Paul's travels through Cyprus (Acts 13:4-12)? - ChristianAnswers.Net
Paul and Barnabas arrived at Salamis on Cyprus by sea and preceded "through the whole island as far as Paphos" (Acts 13:6).
The province was acquired in 58 BC (Badian 1965), although Cyprus had earlier been considered as one of the "friends and allies of Rome."[3] Initially it formed an annex to the Roman province of Cilicia,[4] and in 48/7 BC the island was returned to the control of Egypt.
The evidence for a road between Salamis and Paphos is twofold: firstly in the form of the Roman itineraries, and secondly in the form of milestones.
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 Famagusta and Salamis
The Cyprus Mines Corporation used the C.G.R. for the transport of copper and chrome ore and asbestos to the Famagusta docks until port facilities elsewhere in the Island were developed.
It is the oldest living thing in Cyprus and what a story it could tell of the island's history-the Lusignan knights in their armour clanking around the yard, plagues of locusts, Venetian builders and busybodies, the bombardment of I 57 I, more earthquakes and the noises of I 974.
Salamis theatre dates from 200 A.D. when Augustus was emperor and here plays were performed at intervals for 200 years until 400 A.D. when the Byzantines let it lapse into a ruin, much of the marble floor tiling and seat covers being used in the restoration of the Gymnasium which we can see today.
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 History of the Phoenician Canaanites
The revolt spreads to Caria and the island of Cyprus.
The narrowness of the straits at Salamis and the fact the Greeks are fighting in home waters leads to the defeat and flight of the Phoenician ships.
In the meantime, the pharaohs of the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth dynasties stir rebellions in Cyprus against the Persians.
www.phoenicia.org /history.html   (11620 words)

 North Cyprus - Salamis
Also, in the inscriptions dating from this period the name of Salamis is encountered for the first time.
During the Hellenistic and the Roman era Salamis, together with Alexandria, Antioch-on-the-Orontes, Ephesus, Pergamum and Athens, received its share of the wealth of the period and once again became an important trading centre between the worlds surrounding the Meditterranean.
The development of Salamis was often interrupted by earthquakes, especially in the 1st and 4th centuries A.D..
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 Salamis Lines from/to Cyprus, Egypt, Greece (Athens, Piraeus, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini, Mykonos). Ferries ...
Salamis Lines from/to Cyprus, Egypt, Greece (Athens, Piraeus, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini, Mykonos).
Ferries from Cyprus - limassol and from Egypt - Port Said to Greece.
FROM GREECE TO CYPRUS / EGYPT OR V.V. Children up to 2 years of age are travel free of charge, not entitled to any berth or seat.
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 oldromancoins.com: Greek - Cyprus (Part 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1008 for a Cyprus mint coin of the 200 BC period) because bronze was valued at its full metal weight.
Salamis, Cyprus, Æ14, (2.39g) 4th century BC, Helmeted head of Athena left.
Attractive thought this may be, in the context of the several other monograms and letters, this seems unlikely, but in the case of Nikokreon, the monogram is the same as that on his regal coinage." VF, dusty dark patina.
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 Cheap car rental Salamis - book discount car hire Salamis, Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Salamis, four miles north of Famagusta is one of the most important and magnificent archaeological sites on the island.
The mythological father of Salamis is Tefkros, an hero of the Troian War, banned by his father, King of Salamis, who blamed him for the suicide of his brother Ajax.
The site of Alasia, one of Cyprus' most ancient settlements, is in the vicinity of Salamis, southeast of St. Barnabas.
cyprus.no1rentacar.uk.com /car-rental-salamis.html   (337 words)

 Holiday accommodation in Salamis, Turkish Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Apartment and villa rentals in Salamis for holiday accommodation in Turkish Cyprus.
Self catering accommodation in Turkish Cyprus with holiday apartments and villas for rental in Salamis
Cyprus > Northern Cyprus (Turkish) > Famagusta area > Salamis
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Epiphanius of Salamis
In 367 his reputation for asceticism and learning brought about his nomination as Bishop of Constantia (Salamis) the metropolis of the Island of Cyprus.
In 402 he was at Constantinople to combat the same pretended heresy of St.
He died on his return journey to Cyprus.
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 Salamis Bay - Famagusta - Magusa (North Cyprus) Hotel
An established hotel on a long stretch of golden beach next to the ancient Roman city of Salamis and allowing you to easily foray into the Karpaz.
In addition to the rooms in the main hotel building, there are 1 and 2 bedroom bungalows, more suitable for families, set in two-storey blocks around the outdoor swimming pool.
One of the larger holiday complexes, located on the long stretch of Salamis Beach, on the eastern coast some 5 miles from the ancient walled town of Famagusta.
www.flytwi.co.uk /hotel_view_32.htm   (289 words)

 oldromancoins.com: INDEX: GREEK COINS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Marion, Cyprus AR Persic hemiobol, Lion / Incuse
Marion (?), Cyprus AR obol, Lion / Ankh
Salamis, Cyprus AR 1/24 (?) stater, Head of (Evagorus I as?) Hercules / Wheel
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 Salamis, Cyprus
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 Cyprus, Salamis - Ancient Greek Coins - WildWinds.com
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Salamis, Cyprus, Euagoras II (?), Æ12, (1.55g) Compact, high relief, head of Aphrodite left, in stephanos / star of eight rays.
VF AR Hemiobol of Cyprus or Caria / Ram
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 Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) - Voyager, the free encyclopedia
{{Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Salamis partof=the Persian Wars campaign=Greco-Persian Wars image= caption= date=450 BC place=Salamis, Cyprus result=Delian League victory combatant1=Delian League combatant2=Persia commander1=Cimon † commander2=Anaxicrates strength1=200 triremes strength2=Unknown casualties1=Unknown casualties2=Unknown }} The Battle of Salamis took place around 450 BC near Salamis in Cyprus.
This page was last modified 14:38, 12 December 2005.
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 Salamis Glory Cyprus cruises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All prices are in Cyprus pounds per person.
From Cyprus Polis-Latchi hotels C£ 18 (minimum 2 persons)
Note: Above transfer prices apply for the cruise to Egypt and Israel only.
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 Cyprus Salamis Bay Conti Hotel
Located on the shores of historical Salamis Beaches with the golden fine sands and crystal-clear water, surrounded by the beauties of nature.
All of the rooms comes with Satellite TV, Music Channels via TV, Minibar, Direct Dial Telephone, Air - Conditioning System centrally timed, bathtub and WC in bathroom, Hairdryer, Floors with carpet, balcony, safe
To get a price quote, please fill in the form and send it to us.
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 Find in a Library: Salamis in Cyprus: Homeric, Hellenistic and Roman.
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 North Cyprus Salamis Homes, Northern Cyprus Villas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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North Cyprus Villas Property and Apartments for Sale
These luxurious large 3 bedroom semi detached properties are ideally located in the Historical Salamis region and close to the sea near the road to the conservation area of Karpaz.
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