Subsequently, even incredibly fundamental questions, such as the difference between Islam and Muslim, arise as these same Westerners are beginning to explore their increasingly globalized world.
This dramatic event, counted as Seleucus' first regal year, was continued as the Seleucid Era, the first continuous count of time in world chronology, soon to inspire the similar Arsacid Era of Parthia.
There is also the residual uncertainty about Hellenistic dating. Bickerman, for instance, positively asserted that Seleucus reconquered Babylon "in August of " [Chronology of the Ancient World, Cornell University Press,p. Seleucus] was given a thousand men by Ptolemy and set out from Palestine to Babylonia" [Dividing the Spoils, Oxford,p.
While we may have more confidence in up-to-date scholarship, sometimes older analyses are later vindicated. As recounted aboveSeleucus had to fend off two major efforts against him to recover Babylon for Antigonus Monophthalmos.
With Babylon secure, he was able to take control of the vast Iranian hinterland, the geographical bulk of Alexander's Empire.
However, Seleucus leaves India to the growing power of the Mauryasand was compensated with war elephants that he then began to breed himself. Having defeated and killed Antigonus and LysimachusSeleucus was about to add Thrace to his kingdom when, stepping out of the boat in Europe, he was assassinated by Ptolemy Ceraunus, whom he had taken in as a refugee from his father, Ptolemy I.
Ceraunus is also said to have killed Seleucus while they were hunting together near Lysmacheia, which had been Lysimachus' capital on the Gallipoli peninsula.
Ceraunus claimed the throne of Thrace and Macedon, while the rest of Seleucus' domain passed to his half-Iranian son Antiochus. The capital of the kingdom, Seleucia, founded on the Tigris, began to replace Babylon as the metropolitan city of the region, but it did not achieve the historical significance and permanence of Alexandria in Egypt.
A more permanent city of historical importance and fame would be Antioch in Syria now in Turkey. While Seleucid authority was never fully established over several kingdoms in Anatolia, like Armenia and Pontusmore distant areas, like Parthia and Bactriabegan to drift away. Antiochus III stopped this process and began to reverse it, marching to India and wresting Palestine from the Ptolemies, but then had the misfortune to become the first Seleucid to clash with Rome.
His defeat in began a steep decline for the kingdom. Bythe Seleucids would be confined to Syria. Their last 60 years would be consumed with pointless dynastic conflict and fragmentation, and 14 years of Armenian occupation.
Then Rome would pick up the pieces. Pompey "settles the East" in 63 BC with the annexation of the remaining Seleucid lands and the reduction of other local states, like Judaeato Roman clients. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Neo- 3. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia Greek 4. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Carian 5.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus Greek 6. The Colossus of Rhodes Greek 7. The Temple of Artemis, at least the one familiar in the Hellenistic Age an earlier templed dated from the 6th centuryand the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus were products of the 4th century; and King Mausolus d.
The last two Wonders were then actual products of the Hellenistic Age, in the 3th century. The Colossus of Rhodes was constructed by a surviving Greek city state, to celebrate its delivery from the siege of Demetrius Poliorcetes in ; but then the Pharos Lighthouse was one of the supreme symbols of Hellenistic Monarchy, built by Ptolemy I and II in the first and greatest city of Alexander, marking its location, day and light, on the edge of the otherwise flat and undistinguished Delta of Egypt.
The Colossus of Rhodes did not survive long as constructed. It fell in an earthquake in BC. Reconstructed as a still surviving fort, the massive masonry blocks of the Lighthouse can even now be inspected.
The Crusaders built a fort out of the Mausoleum also, and it is hard to know how much damage it may already have endured.
The Temple of Artemis suffered more than one act of destruction. The pre-Hellenistic temple was set on fire by an aronist in It is unclear whether this completely destroyed the temple or not. As the area of Ephesus silted up, the site was buried. When excavated after its discovery inthe "Englishman's Pit" subsequently filled up with water.
It then looked like a small abandoned lake with a few stones and columns visible above water. Much of the stone may have been taken for other projects, including the Church of Sancta Sophia in Constantinople.Thank you for this.
It seems as Allah (swt) talks to me when I need it most. Myself and also my family is probably going through one of the toughest times we have ever faced in our life and in my prayers I told Allah (swt) that I am going to put everything into his hands and let him handle it for me and stop questioning and ashio-midori.com Alhumdulillah!
As a proper noun, "Allah" is a name for a specific god. In Arabic, the word al is an article (a word for "the"), so al-iLaah means " the God ". Usually, "Allah" means the God that Muslims worship.
The Sirat Rasul Allah was written by Ibn Ishaq in A.D. He died in A.D. It was edited and abridged by Abd al-Malik ibn Hisham in A.D.
and translated by Alfred Guillaume under the title, The Life of Muhammad in by Oxford Press. Abd al-Malik ibn Hisham's "Life of Muhammad" relied on the earlier works.
God vs Allah. Religion is a very controversial topic to discuss especially between Islam and Christianity. Devout followers of both faiths have claimed supremacy over the other which is why throughout history; many scholars and experts have tried to breakdown the difference between God and Allah.
Sep 04, · How to write "Allah" in Arabic in ashio-midori.com Writer 23 Ramadan H. Pic 2 - This is the usual problem i face when typing Allah; the ʼalif khanjariyya is placed other than above the shadda.
Odd as it might seem, the method described below works for me!:D 1. Sep 04, · To do this, right-click the Keyboard Indicator on the Panel > Groups > Arabic qwerty/digits, as shown in Pic 4. The keyboard layout will change from USA (Pic 5) to Arabic qwerty/digits (Pic 6).