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  • n. Plural form of Carian.


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  • What Herodotus does not indicate is where the rest of the Persian ships were: that is, the Carians, Cypriots, Cilicians, Pamphylians, and Lycians; the Egyptians possibly were on Psyttaleia.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Then those of them who escaped were shut up in Labraunda849 within the sanctuary of Zeus Stratios, which is a large sacred grove of plane-trees; now the Carians are the only men we know who offer sacrifices to Zeus Stratios.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Because of this last invention, the Persians called the Carians "cocks".

    Egyptology News

  • Alexander recruited the seafaring Phoenicians, Cypriots, Carians, and Egyptians in the army to serve as sailors and appointed his boyhood friend Nearchus as admiral.

    Alexander the Great

  • In addition, she would formally adopt Alexander as her own son, thus giving him legitimacy as overlord in the eyes of the Carians.

    Alexander the Great

  • Greeks and Carians lived amicably side by side, but the rulers were a native dynasty known as the Hecatomnids.

    Alexander the Great

  • The Carians chafed under the rule of a foreign overlord and longed to see Ada on the throne once again.

    Alexander the Great

  • To the proud Carians, a father was ted and a mother en, not patēr and mētēr as among the Greeks.

    Alexander the Great

  • But in spite of royal initiatives to promote Hellenic culture, the Carians remained loyal to their kings and queens even while they ignored their attempts to spread Greek ways.

    Alexander the Great

  • The Lycians, and I guess the Carians, began building elaborate tombs in the 4th Century BCE.

    Archive 2009-04-01


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