Livius

The Livius.org website offers information on ancient history. We are currently restructuring the site. Of the 3653 pages, 3545 have by now been converted to the new style. You will also find about 8,000 original illustrations. You can search to find what you are looking for or browse through the articles using categories or tags; if you cannot find it, use the old site.

Erebuni

Erebuni: ancient name of modern Yerevan. There are several archaeological sites: Shengavit, Erebuni (from which the name "Yerevan" is derived), and Karmir Blur.

This page was created on 15 July 2017.

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Resafa

Resafa or Sergiopolis: ancient town in eastern Syria, important Christian pilgrim town, fortified by the Byzantine emperor Justinian (r.527-565). It is in the desert about thirty kilometers west of Raqqa and thirty-five kilometers south of the river Euphrates.

This page was created on 19 June 2017.

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Kaneš (Kültepe)

Kaneš or Neša: central town in the Middle Bronze trade network of Anatolia, with several palaces and an Assyrian trading post (modern Kültepe, twenty kilometers northeast of modern Kayseri).

This page was created on 11 June 2017.

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Coele Syria

Coele Syria (Greek Κοίλη Συρία): ancient geographical expression to describe several territories in the Near East.

This page was created on 10 June 2017.

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Philippopolis (Plovdiv)

Philippopolis (Greek Φιλιππούπολις): city in Thrace, founded by king Philip of Macedonia; important town in the Roman province of Thrace; border town in the Byzantine Empire.

This page was created on 7 June 2017.

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Sea People

Sea People: name of several groups of marauders, mentioned in several Egyptian sources as enemies of king Merenptah (r.1213-1203 BCE) and king Ramesses III (r.1184-1152). Their appearance is related to the demise of the Mediterranean Bronze Age system in the first half of the twelfth century BCE.

This page was created on 6 June 2017.

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