Arsinoe Philadelphus in Cyprus

Michel, Anaïs

Arsinoe Philadelphus is a well-known figure of Hellenistic history. She plays an important role for the definition of Ptolemaic queenship and sparks interest from scholars focusing on the dialog with local and, most specifically in Ptolemaic context...

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Section: Cult and Religion
Published: January 4, 2021

The Coinage of the Ptolemies in Cyprus

Olivier, Julien

The Ptolemaic kings of Egypt struck many series of coins, mainly in Alexandria but also in various mints scattered inforeign possessions, such as Coele Syria and Cyprus.

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Section: Numismatics
Published: July 30, 2015

From the Cypriote basileis to the Hellenistic Strategos: the archaeological evidence

Papantoniou, Giorgos

During the war of Alexander the Great against the Persians, the Iron Age Cypriote polities, known in the literature as city-kingdoms,were part of the Achaemenid Empire. 

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Section: Kingdoms- Kings
Published: July 7, 2015

Fortifications and defense in Cyprus from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period

Balandier, Claire

Inventory and study of defensive works in a given space enables us to understand the way ancient societies regarded their territories: through the study of their defensive framework, we learn ... 

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Section: Archaeology
Published: July 7, 2015