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  1. Tyre is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido).
  2. Tyre was a Phoenician island-city about 1 km from the mainland, and thought to be impregnable.
  3. Tyre is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon.
  4. Tyre is the only Crusader Kingdom that Saladin is unable to defeat and it would last for another hundred years. (Web site)
  5. Tyre ("a rock") was the principal seaport on the Phoenician coast, about 40 miles south of Sidon and 45 miles north of Acre (Acco).


  1. Europa, a maiden whom the Greek god Zeus supposedly abducted disguised as a white bull, was a princess of Tyre. (Web site)


  1. June 06, 1191 Richard Lionheart, king of England, arrives at Tyre but Conrad of Montferrat refuses to allow Richard to enter the city.
  2. Richard became the new ruler of Cyprus, gaining for the Crusade a major supply base that was not under immediate threat from the Turks as was Tyre.

Naval Power

  1. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power.


  1. The citizens of ancient Byblos, Tyre, and Sidon used "cedrus libani" to build houses and fashion masts for their ships. (Web site)
  2. The fleets of the King Hiram of Tyre, as recounted in the Bible, perhaps joined at times by ships assigned to Solomon, would date to the 10th century.

Best Lap

  1. He completed 85 laps in total and his best lap, set with a qualifying tyre, put him second in a time of 1'39.117. (Web site)
  2. I went out with a soft tyre that I used from the day before and I did my best lap really early on - on lap eight - and I had a good feeling out there. (Web site)
  3. The 27-year-old braved the pain of a badly twisted right ankle to post a best lap on a qualifying tyre of 1.39.727 in a 36-lap stint this afternoon.


  1. Pedrosa concurred, adding that `the test will be interesting for next year, especially for the tyre situation and the new bike. (Web site)
  2. After yesterday's engine and chassis tests, Pedrosa focussed on tyre testing today, completing 59 laps of the 5.403km (3.357-mile) Brno circuit.


  1. It is probable that the King of Sidon, mentioned in the Annals of Shal-maneser III. side by side with the King of Tyre, was a vassal of the Tyrian monarch.
  2. Tyre stood firm, but it was probable that at this time the residents of the mainland city abandoned it for the safety of the island.


  1. Each colony paid tribute to either Tyre or Sidon, but neither had actual control of the colonies.


  1. Once Amalric gave up on this point he was able to marry Maria in Tyre on August 29, 1167. (Web site)


  1. The problem is that after his last lap on a qualifying tyre he did not have time to come in and get another one, so he had to stop before the end. (Web site)
  2. At the end of the session I tried a qualifying tyre for the first time and improved my time a lot so now my target is to have a consistent race. (Web site)
  3. Casey Stoner used just one front tyre and one soft rear tyre for the entire session and set his best lap at the end of his run to finish second fastest. (Web site)

Holy Land

  1. Tyre is mentioned by Ned Flanders along with Sidon as one of the "twin cities of the holy land" in the Simpsons episode My Sister, My Sitter.
  2. After his return to the Holy Land in 1163 he became the leading cleric in the cathedral at Tyre, and in 1167 became archdeacon.


  1. The Christians preserved for themselves only a narrow shore strip, from Jaffa to Tyre.
  2. The cazas of Bint Jbeil, Tyre, and Nabatieh in Southern Lebanon are known for their large Shi'a Muslim population with a minority of Christians. (Web site)


  1. The queen joined him when they marched on Tyre in 1189, the only city in the kingdom that had not fallen.
  2. He arrived first off Acre, which had recently fallen to Saladin, and so sailed north to Tyre, where he found the remnants of the Crusader army. (Web site)
  3. William of Tyre relates that Adhemar and others, who had fallen by the way, were seen showing the path to the holy places. (Web site)


  1. Meanwhile, Conrad sent Joscius, Archbishop of Tyre, to the West in a black-sailed ship, bearing appeals for aid. (Web site)
  2. Meanwhile, Philip had arrived at Tyre and allied himself with Conrad of Montferrat, who also claimed the kingship of Jerusalem.
  3. Meanwhile, Saladin continued his conquests in the north, and by 1189 all of the kingdom was in his hands except Belvoir (modern Kokhov ha-Yarden) and Tyre.


  1. Alexander uses the pretext that he wishes to enter Tyre in order to sacrifice to Heracles, for the kings of Macedon hold they are descended from the god. (Web site)
  2. Dionysus travels to Tyre, admires the city, and hears the story of its founding from Heracles.


  1. With 117,100 inhabitants, Tyre juts out from the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, about 23 miles north of Acre, and 25 miles south of Sidon.
  2. Colonies of the Phoenicians included Tyre, Sidon and, along the coast of Northern Africa, Carthage. (Web site)
  3. The treaty reduced the Latin Kingdom to a strip along the coast from Tyre to Jaffa.


  1. Alexandria was its main depot and exchange; and in proportion as Alexandria flourished Tyre and Sidon grew less. (Web site)
  2. Athanasius, who had succeeded Alexander as Bishop of Alexandria, was deposed by the First Synod of Tyre in 335 and Marcellus of Ancyra followed him in 336. (Web site)


  1. Traditionally the Patriarch of Jerusalem would have first served as the archbishop of Tyre, or of Caesarea. (Web site)
  2. The original Diocese of Tyre was part of the Province of Antioch and was subject to the Patriarch of Antioch. (Web site)
  3. The scribe of the colophon is one Yohannēs, who is favourable to Bohemond, unlike William of Tyre, who favoured the Patriarch. (Web site)


  1. When the Crusaders asked for terms to surrender, they were granted permission to take refuge in Tyre. (Web site)


  1. My bike was good, we had a good set-up and we made a good tyre choice but I didn't really put the race together.
  2. The bike uses the tyre too hard and we are not quite able to maintain the grip for a whole lap which makes it quite difficult for us.
  3. I didn’t have a good feeling with the bike and in particular I cannot use the soft tyre at its best so I couldn’t improve my lap times. (Web site)


  1. When the city fell, almost all its inhabitants were sold as slaves and Tyre lost its importance on the world stage. (Web site)
  2. The inhabitants of the principal Phoenician cities of Byblos, Sidon, and Tyre were granted Roman citizenship. (Web site)
  3. Sidon is perhaps the second oldest of the cities and its inhabitants founded Tyre. (Web site)


  1. As regent, he appointed William of Tyre chancellor of Jerusalem in 1174 and archbishop of Tyre in 1175. (Web site)

North Africa

  1. Sidon and Tyre were the most powerful Phoenician cities, but in time the colonies in North Africa proved to be more powerful than either of them. (Web site)
  2. During the ninth century BC the Phoenicians (from the city-state of Tyre founded the colony of Carthage (in North Africa).

Greek Mythology

  1. In history and Greek mythology, Agenor (which means " very manly ") was a king of Tyre.


  1. Greek mythology holds that the daughter of King Agenor of Tyre, Europa, was loved and abducted by Zeus. (Web site)
  2. The notorious Jezebel, wife of King Ahab, was the daughter of Ethbaal "King of Tyre and Sidon". (Web site)
  3. She is said to be the daughter of Agenor, the Phoenician King of Tyre, and Queen Telephassa ("far-shining") or of Argiope ("white-faced").


  1. He mentioned the sins for which God would punish Gaza, Tyre, Idumia, Ammon, Moab, and each period was greeted with volleys of applause.


  1. Rather, they were citizens of the ports from which they set sail, walled cities such as Byblos, Sidon, and Tyre. (Web site)
  2. All that remained of the Crusader States were a few ports on the coast, the most important of which was Tyre.
  3. Alexander then sailed on Tyre and quickly blockaded both ports with his superior numbers.


  1. The Battle of Gaugamela At Tyre, Alexander received reinforcements from Europe, reorganized his forces, and started for Babylon. (Web site)
  2. These beasts are apt symbols of kings such as that of Tyre and Babylon who, when evil, are under the influence of Lucifer. (Web site)


  1. Manasseh: vassal of the Assyrians The mighty Assyrian king Esarhaddon is depicted as towering over captured rulers of Egypt and Tyre. (Web site)
  2. Byblos, Tyre and Sidon rebelled several times and the Assyrians brought total destruction to the cities in response.
  3. The city of Tyre resisted most nobly on its own account, but it was no match for the Assyrians. (Web site)


  1. Rossi spent the final day of the test trying electronic packages, a new tyre for Bridgestone and just double-checking all the work done so far. (Web site)
  2. Meanwhile, Stoner starts to lose feeling on the right side of his front tyre, and begins to fall back from Rossi towards Pedrosa.
  3. We tried a new front tyre for Bridgestone, which was good and also a slightly different engine from Japan, trying to improve the acceleration,” said Rossi. (Web site)


  1. I was taking a lot of risks to keep my pace up and then when we got more heat into the tyre I was able to set a good pace. (Web site)
  2. Interestingly, Rossi was not completely satisfied with his pace on the harder rear tyre. (Web site)
  3. This track is pretty tough to judge in the rain but with the softer tyre I'm reasonably happy with my pace. (Web site)


  1. As it was Ferrari suffered with tyre problems for the whole season as Bridgestone found it tough to come to terms with making a race distance tyre.
  2. The tyre war between Bridgestone and Michelin sent lap times tumbling and helped Williams break the stranglehold of Ferrari and McLaren.
  3. Despite the changes, Ferrari had a strong season making best use of its extensive Bridgestone knowledge as the series moved to a single tyre supplier.


  1. Adelaide 1986 springs immediately to mind, where Mansell lost the championship due to a blown tyre while leading at the end of the race. (Web site)
  2. Not even halfway through, Mansell had a tyre problem and was forced to pit, losing a large chunk of time to his teammate. (Web site)
  3. While leading, Mansell suffered a tyre failure at high speed, and crashed out. (Web site)


  1. Phoenicia, the kingdom that arose in Canaan with capitals at Tyre and Sidon, was the first great colonizing power of the Mediterranean.
  2. It is through the Beqaa that the 140 kilometer-long Litani River, the longest in the Lebanon, turns to meet the Mediterranean between Sidon and Tyre.
  3. With the destruction of Tyre, Alexander also neutralized Persian naval abilities in the Mediterranean.


  1. Alexander was able to obtain ships from Sidon, Greek allies and Cyprus to form a blockade around Tyre. (Web site)
  2. In 1246, Henry I of Cyprus, then Regent of Jerusalem, created him Lord of Tyre as a reward for his services to the baronial party.
  3. He was known in Tyre, Cyprus, and Carthage, but not in Ugarit.


  1. Corresponding to modern Lebanon, with adjoining parts of Syria and Israel, its chief cities were Sidon, Tyre, and Berot (modern Beirut). (Web site)
  2. He also brought under tribute Jehu of Israel, Tyre, and Sidon.
  3. In 738 Tiglath-pileser was again in the west; several Aramean cities were reduced, and Israel, Tyre, and Byblos were among those kingdoms which paid tribute. (Web site)


  1. Nebuchadrezzar II returned to Syria to collect tribute from Damascus, Tyre, Sidon, and Jerusalem while destroying rebellious Ascalon. (Web site)
  2. Aware of the city's untenable situation the king of Damascus summoned his allies and returned to his position near Tyre where he encamped by the river. (Web site)
  3. The same is true, also, of the kings of Damascus, Tyre, and Moab. (Web site)


  1. There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem.


  1. The Dynasty of Omri brought an end to the war with Judah and cemented a dynastic alliance through Queen Athaliah, daughter of King Ahab and Jezebel of Tyre.
  2. In 1 Kings 18:19-46 the prophet Elijah faced off against King Ahab, who was married to Jezebel, a princess of Tyre. (Web site)


  1. Ulpian was born in Tyre in Phoenicia in the eastern part of the Roman Empire. (Web site)


  1. In 1168, before the news of the agreement that William of Tyre had arranged reached Jerusalem, the king, for reasons unknown, set out for Egypt.
  2. Ashurbanipal then defeated Tyre, which had aided Egypt, and made an alliance with Lydia against the threat of Cimmerian hordes to the northeast. (Web site)
  3. In 1168 a formal alliance was negotiated by future Archbishop William of Tyre, and in 1169 Manuel launched a joint expedition with Amalric to Egypt. (Web site)

King Amalric

  1. Maria went to Tyre where she was married to King Amalric of Jerusalem (29 Aug 1167). (Web site)
  2. In 1167 he was chosen by King Amalric to become the historian of the kingdom and was promoted to archdeacon of Tyre. (Web site)


  1. The people of the other cities, to wit, Jaffa, Tyre, Sidon and Ascalon, when they heard this, left all their property behind and Red to Cyprus.
  2. Tyre successfully withstood the siege, and desiring more profitable conquest, Saladin's army moved on south to Caesarea, Arsuf, and Jaffa. (Web site)
  3. The crusaders were allowed to retain the cities of Tyre and Jaffa, with the country intervening.

Royal Domain

  1. Tyre, always an important town, had been part of the royal domain, and after Conrad, it also belonged to the kings personally. (Web site)


  1. Later, under the Persians, it was home to a confederation of the Phoenician city states of Sidon, Tyre and Arados Island. (Web site)
  2. During the 5th century bc the town was the focus of resistance to the Persians, and the ships of Salamis aided Alexander at the siege of Tyre. (Web site)

Disastrous Defeat

  1. News of the disastrous defeat at Hattin was brought to Europe by Joscius, Archbishop of Tyre, as well as other pilgrims and travelers. (Web site)


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