Mesopotamia   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org


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  Mesopotamia   - a country between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, the modern Iraq
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324/14 arpalus attempts to propagate Greek plants in Mesopotamia and Media.
246/44 Ptolemy reaches Mesopotamia, and his army besieges the palace
140/5 Demetrius invades Mesopotamia.
84/22a Armenia defeats the Parthians and conquers part of Mesopotamia.
55/3 Gabinius advances towards Mesopotamia, in order to attack the Parthia
54/26 Crassus invades Mesopotamia, but then withdraws back to Syria.
53/8 complaints from the Parthian king about the invasion of Mesopotamia.
53/12 advance through Armenia, but instead he marches towards Mesopotamia.
53/31 The Parthian reconquer Mesopotamia.
    Within translations:
Arrian:Fr_9   upper provinces, Mesopotamia and Arbelitis were given
ChronPasc_429   nded the city of Callinicum in Mesopotamia. [Ol.137.4]
Diod_33.28   royal family. In Mesopotamia there was Dionysius the Med
Diod_40.4   Achaia, also Iberia, Colchis, Mesopotamia, Sophene and
ExcBarb_33B   He gave Syria as far as Mesopotamia for Tapitho to rule
Festus:Brev_3   ms; a Roman army reached Mesopotamia; a treaty was initiat
Festus:Brev_14-16 *   to Osrhoene. In Mesopotamia, Nisibis was captured by
Festus:Brev_20   Armenia, Assyria, and Mesopotamia, which, situated betw
Festus:Brev_23   against the Persians in Mesopotamia, was defeated by Sapo
Festus:Brev_25   ior. They returned Mesopotamia, along with the Transtigrit
Festus:Brev_29   that Nisibis and part of Mesopotamia was surrendered, thin
Hieron:Chron_1944   conquering Armenia and Mesopotamia and capturing Nisibis
Joseph:AJ_12.149   their effects, out of Mesopotamia and Babylon, unto the
Joseph:AJ_12.393   been entrusted with all Mesopotamia, and gave him an army
Joseph:AJ_13.184   uphrates], and came into Mesopotamia, as desirous to retai
Just_13.4   Babylonians, and Arcesilaus Mesopotamia. 24 When this
Memn_38   aates, offering to yield Mesopotamia, Adiabene and the Gre
OGIS_54   (c. 246)   ing brought under him Mesopotamia and Babylonia and
Oros_1.2   and Euphrates rivers is Mesopotamia, beginning in the north
Oros_3.23   the (?) Pelassians; and Archelaus, Mesopotamia
Oros_6.3   march through Armenia to Mesopotamia and there stormed and
Oros_6.13   his course through Mesopotamia towards Parthia he
Oros_7.12   When they also rebelled in Mesopotamia, the emperor ordered war to
Oros_7.22   The Parthians seized Mesopotamia and completely devastated
Oros_7.25   On his return to Mesopotamia he was welcomed by
Oros_7.29   who had been ravaging Mesopotamia. Finally his soldiers, now
Oros_7.31   and a part of Upper Mesopotamia. 3 While marching through Galatia
Plin:HN_5.66   south Babylonia as well as Mesopotamia between the Euphrates and the
Plin:HN_5.86   it is the prefecture of Mesopotamia, which derives its origin from
Plin:HN_5.87   [87] The people contiguous to Mesopotamia are called the Rhoali. In
Plin:HN_5.90   little variation, and floods Mesopotamia when the sun has
Plin:HN_6.25   Euphrates turns aside from Mesopotamia by the equally famous
Plin:HN_6.116   shall speak after describing Mesopotamia, with the exception of
Plin:HN_6.117   [117] The whole of Mesopotamia once belonged to the
Plin:HN_6.121   this the remaining part of Mesopotamia and Assyria has received the
Plin:HN_6.123   addition the following towns in Mesopotamia: Hippareni - this also a
Plin:HN_6.126   is a town belonging to Mesopotamia on the bank of the
Plin:HN_6.129   forms the region of Mesopotamia mentioned above; it then
Plin:HN_6.137   adds that the area of Mesopotamia by itself, bounded by the
Plin:HN_6.212   Parthyene, Aria, Susiane, Mesopotamia, Babylonian Seleucia, Arabia
Plut:Demetr_7   emetrius, hoping to find Mesopotamia unguarded, suddenly
Polyaen_4.17.1   us, made his escape into Mesopotamia; and in his march ove
Porph:Fr_56   ain in either Armenia or Mesopotamia, but is unable to say
PsCallisth_1.2   Agri, Zalbi, Chaldaeans, Mesopotamians, Agriophagi, Euonym
PsCallisth_2.7   nians, and those down in Mesopotamia and the Illyrian land
PsCallisth_2.9   first to cross. In Mesopotamia and Babylon there are two
Sall:Hist_4.67   if you on the side of Mesopotamia and we on that of Ar


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