Livius

The Livius.org website offers information on ancient history. There are currently 3884 pages. You will also find more than 9,100 original illustrations. You can search to find what you are looking for or browse through the articles using categories or tags; the articles listed after the map are just the most recent ones.

Old Paphos - Marchellos

Paphos (Greek Πάφος): name of two cities in the southwest of Cyprus, the Archaic and Classical town (also known as Kouklia) and the Hellenistic and Roman city (which is still called Paphos).

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The Rise of Islam

The rise of Islam: the events between 632 and c.700 CE, when the Arabs conquered the Near East and exported on the one hand their Arabian identity and on the other hand their new monotheistic faith.

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Luxenberg Thesis

Luxenberg Thesis: the idea that Islam originated as a Monophysite Christian sect in eastern Syria. It assumes that the Quran was not written in Arabic but in Syriac-Arabic, which in turn presupposes that there has been a time in which the Quran was not recited, so that the believers could forget the original language.

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