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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
Subject:
Religion
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48 words

Island off SW Asia Minor. Paul passed it on the way by sea from *Ephesus to *Tyre (Acts ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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100 words

Greek island in the se Aegean Sea; the largest of the Dodecanese archipelago. It was colonized by the Dorians in ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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146 words

Situated at the crossroads of the two great axes of the East Mediterranean, north-south from Constantinople to Alexandria, west-east ...

Rhodes, sieges of

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

The largest of the Dodecanese islands in the eastern Aegean Sea, Rhodes was one of the central strategic points during ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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2,943 words
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[Gr. Rhodos]. ...

Greek island, 11 km from the south-west coast of Asia Minor (now Turkey). It is the

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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825 words

The largest island of the Dodecanese, Rhodes lies in the Aegean off the coast of modern Turkey (ancient Caria) between ...

Rhodes, Siege of

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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935 words
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By 1480 the most important holdout against the Ottoman advance into the Aegean was the island of Rhodes, occupied since ...

Rhodes, cults and myths

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Herbert Jennings Rose, B. C. Dietrich, and Alan Peatfield

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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379 words

The island was sacred to *Helios who claimed it before it rose from beneath the sea. He had seven sons (Haliadae) with the ...

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Christopher B. Mee and Ellen E. Rice

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,293 words
largest island of the mod. Dodecanese (c. 1400 sq. km.), lying close to the mainland of *Caria. ... The earlier prehistory of Rhodes is unclear, but by the 16th cent. (LM I) the ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

the largest of the Dodecanese Islands in the SE Aegean, which in the late Bronze Age became a significant trading nation and dominant power; its capital, ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
600 words

(῾Πόδος), mountainous island in the Dodekanese, off the southwest coast of Asia Minor. Rhodes is also the name of a ...

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