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The Syrian wars

by Grainger, John D.

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ptolemaic dynasty, -- 305-30 B.C,
  • Seleucids -- History,
  • Syria -- History, Military,
  • Syria -- History -- 333 B.C.-634 A.D

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-430) and index.

    Statementby John D. Grainger.
    SeriesMnemosyne supplements -- v. 320. -- History and archaeology of classical antiquity, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava -- 320., Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS96.2 .G74 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094771M
    ISBN 109004180508
    ISBN 109789004180505
    LC Control Number2009043295

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What. The Syrian civil war (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية ‎, al-ḥarb al-ʾahlīyah as-sūrīyah) is an ongoing multi-sided civil war in Syria fought between the Ba'athist Syrian Arab Republic led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, along with domestic and foreign allies, and various domestic and foreign forces opposing both.

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Prologue: Syria's importance revealed -- Syria divided -- Cold war -- The new kings and the first Syrian war -- Competitive developing -- The second Syrian war -- Increasing strains -- The third war: the "War of Laodike"--The Seleukid collapse -- The fourth war -- The reversal: the Ptolemaic collapse -- The fifth war: the triumph of Antiochos III -- Changing priorities -- The sixth war and.

The Syrian Wars is an important contribution to Hellenistic political and military history that should become the standard treatment of its subject for years to come." Stanley M. Burstein in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, "Grainger has written an important book that no student of Hellenistic institutions or military history can afford to.

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Grainger. Leiden/Boston: Brill, Pp. xvii, Maps, notes, biblio., index. $ ISBN: In The Syrian Wars, Prof. Grainger (Birmingham), author of Hellenistic and Roman Naval Warfare, Alexander the Great Failure, and several other notable works, gives us the first comprehensive survey of one of the most complex generational conflicts in.This study assesses the economic and social consequences of the Syrian conflict as of early The conflict has inflicted significant damage to the Syrian Arab Republic’s physical capital stock (7 percent housing stock destroyed and 20 percent partially damaged), led to large numbers of casualties and forced displacement (betweenandestimated deaths and more than half of.