[German version] (Κυρηναία; Kyrēnaía, Lat. Cyrenae). North-east African coastal region of the Cyrenaea (mod. Cyrenaica) with western border at Arae  Philaenorum/Φιλαίνων Βωμοί (mod. Ras el-Aáli) [1. 73f., 469] and its eastern one near Catabathmus megas (mod. Solum); cf. Str. 17,3,22 [2. 509f
Huß, Werner (Bamberg)
Brentjes, Burchard (Berlin)
north Eurasia; 2. those breeding sheep, goats, and camels, sometimes also keeping donkeys, in Arabia, Iran, India, and North Africa; 3. nomads breeding mainly cattle in East Africa. Greeks, Romans, and...
Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg)
[German version] King of Tyre ( Tyrus) (c. 962-929 BC). The name is shortened from the Phoenician Aḥīram (‘my brother is exalted’); known primarily for the trading expeditions sent as ‘joint ventures’ with King Solomon of Jerusalem to Ophir (India? East Africa? 1 Kg 9:26-28) and Tarsish (in the
Brentjes, Burchard (Berlin)
". The appearance of this seaweed points to a shallow zone probably close to a coastline, which could have been near the East African coast north of Zanzibar. From the Augustinian era on, Greco-Roman s...
Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart)
[German version] (Νότου κέρας; Nótou kéras). Modern Ras Guardafui or Ras el-Kheil in East Africa . Artemidorus  (1st half of the 1st cent. BC) followed geographical knowledge of the time when he called the eastern point of Africa ‘the horn of the south’, that is the southern end of the known
The work is intended as a ready reference compendium of information which otherwise would require extended research to come by. It should be of service to all students of antiquity, and a particular convenience to have on hand during archaeological field work. This volume is published in two parts, the first containing the discussion and the second more than 400 illustrations, completing the discussion.
Feldman, Louis H.
the son of Ham. See Ant. 1.135. The name also appears as a descendant of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:3, 1 Chr. 1:32, Ant. 1.238). It is also a place name in East Africa, identified with Meroe, but to be distinguished from Sheba.40Hebrew אופר (Gen. 10:29, 1 Chr. 1:23), LXX Οὐφίρ, Josephus Ὀφίρης
Timothy P. Newfield
penetrated human settlements and their rodent populations. Keys proposed settlements in coastal East Africa, possibly in Tanzania and on Zanzibar, were afflicted first, before Y. pestis , in fleas, black rats and people, made its way up the Red Sea, with ivory, to Egypt. 88 1.2 Before and after it
Based on New Materials Recently Found in Southern Thailand and around Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia
-shaped microbeads (up to 6 mm) spread in the named region. 12 The place of their possible origin could be the Hindustan Peninsula, and from there Indo-Pacific beads spread to a broad area, being found from East Africa to Korea and Japan. Certainly, as the products of Greco-Roman type, Indo-Pacific beads should be