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Queens - Penelope, Dido, Amalasuntha, Queen Consort, Queen of Sheba, Razia Sultana, Chand Bibi, Queen Dowager, Newtown Creek, Mariam-Uz-Zamani (Paperback) Loot Price: R326
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Queens - Penelope, Dido, Amalasuntha, Queen Consort, Queen of Sheba, Razia Sultana, Chand Bibi, Queen Dowager, Newtown Creek,...

Queens - Penelope, Dido, Amalasuntha, Queen Consort, Queen of Sheba, Razia Sultana, Chand Bibi, Queen Dowager, Newtown Creek, Mariam-Uz-Zamani (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Penelope, Dido, Amalasuntha, Queen consort, Queen of Sheba, Razia Sultana, Chand Bibi, Queen dowager, Newtown Creek, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Queen mother, Rani Padmini, Shirin, Arwa al-Sulayhi, Amanitore, S lote Tupou III, Amanirenas, Umadevi, Estrid Svendsdatter, Valide Sultan, Tarabai, Shanakdakhete, Kittur Chennamma, Onake Obavva, Amanishakheto, Belawadi Mallamma, Zainab Tari, Dzeliwe of Swaziland, Juliana Dias da Costa, Divara van Haarlem, Tawananna, Ntombi of Swaziland, Keladi Chennamma, Stratonice, Sarraounia, Aliya bint Ali, Al-Hurra Al-Malika, Amage, Fritigil, Rhodogune of Parthia, Samsi, Paprin's Restaurant, Sylvania Electric Products explosion, Thalassia, Purea, Amanishabheto, Majaji, Azubah. Excerpt: Dido was, according to ancient Greek and Roman sources, the founder and first Queen of Carthage (in modern-day Tunisia). She is best known from the account given by the Roman poet Virgil in his Aeneid. In some sources she is also known as Elissa. The name Elissa is probably a Greek rendering of the Phoenician Elishat. The name Dido, used mostly by Latin writers, seems to be a Phoenician form meaning "Wanderer" and was perhaps the name under which Elissa was most familiarly known in Carthage. Aeneid, Book IV, Death of Dido. From the Vergilius Vaticanus (Vatican Library, Cod. Vat. lat. 3225).The person of Elissa can be traced back to references by Roman historians to lost writings of Timaeus of Tauromenium in Sicily (c. 356260 BC). Timaeus apparently dated the foundation of Carthage to 814 BC (or 813 BC), but he also placed the founding of Rome in the same year, which suggests legend had been at work. Other historians gave other dates, both for the foundation of Carthage and the foundation of Rome. Appian in the beginning of his Punic Wars claims that Carthage was founded by a certain Zorus and Carchedon, but Zorus l...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2011
First published: September 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-00520-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-00520-9
Barcode: 9781157005209

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