Kition (Ancient Greek: Κίτιον, Phoenician: kty; also known by its Latin name Citium /ˈsɪtiəm/) was a city-kingdom on the southern coast of Cyprus (in present -day Larnaca). It was established in the 13th century BC. Its most famous, and probably only known, resident was Zeno of Citium, born c. 334 BC in Citium and founder ...
There is no positive evidence as to the earlier kings of Kition but a memorial stele of Sargon II, erected here in 709 B.C., mentions that the Cypriot kings submitted to the Assyrian king and paid him ... The walls were constructed of large ashlar blocks, some of them measuring as much as 3.50 m in width and 1.50 m in height .
Jul 22, 2015 ... In contrast to the above-mentioned evidence, which shows beyond doubt that Kition was an important city, the funerary evidence is poor. Less than forty tombs are known, and we may, thus, safely presume that they don't reflect the density of the population. The majority were, like in the previous period, ...
Browse the Kition page with no thumbnail images. BMC 7 var, Kition, Cyprus One -third Stater or tetrobol. ... Herakles standing right in fighting stance, club held overhead in right hand, bow in left hand, lion's skin draped over left arm; Aramaic 'm' left / Head of Aphrodite left, with earring, necklace & decorated stephane.
May 2, 2009 ... The Corte-Real had sent a helicopter to investigate a distress call from the Greek- owned and Bahamian-flagged Kition late Friday about 100 miles (161 ... One hijacked vessel, the Philippine tanker MT Stolt Strength, was held more than five months before a $2.5 million ransom was paid and the ship and 23 ...
Abstract. Summary. Diverse streams of archaeological and metallurgical research have demonstrated that Cyprus was an important regional copper producer and supplier during the eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age, at least from 1700–1100 BC. Until recently, research into metallurgical production and exchange on ...
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