Battle of Salamis in Cyprus


Battle of Salamis in Cyprus

Battle of Salamis in Cyprus may refer to two different battles:

* Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC)
* Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (306 BC)


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  • Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) partof=the Persian Warscaption= date=450 BC place=Salamis, Cyprus result=Delian League victory. territory=Persians control all of Cyprus until Delian League soldiers return… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (306 BC) — The naval Battle of Salamis took place in 306 BC near Salamis, Cyprus between the fleets of Ptolemy I of Egypt and Demetrius, two of the diadochi, the successors to Alexander the Great. The battle was a complete victory for Demetrius, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Salamis (disambiguation) — Battle of Salamis may mean:* Battle of Salamis, naval battle between the Greek city states and Persia, fought in September, 480 BC * Battle of Salamis in Cyprus (450 BC) was a simultaneous land and sea battle of the Greco Persian Wars. * Battle… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Salamis — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Salamis partof=the Persian Wars caption=Map of the battle battle name=Battle of Salamis date=September, 480 BC place=Off Salamis Island result=Decisive Greek victory. territory=Persia fails to conquer… …   Wikipedia

  • Salamis, Cyprus — Salamis was an ancient city state on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km north of modern Famagusta. History The earliest archaeological finds go back to the eleventh century BCE (Late Bronze Age III). The copper ores …   Wikipedia

  • Salamis — may refer to* Salamis Island in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea, near Athens, Greece * Battle of Salamis, fought at Salamis Island in 480 B.C. * Salamis (butterfly) , a genus of butterfly in the family Nymphalidae * Salamis (mythology), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Salamis Island — Infobox Greek Isles name = Salamina native name = Σαλαμίνα skyline = Kaki vigla 02.jpg sky caption = Kaki Vigla Beach coordinates = coord|37|56|N|23|30|E|display=inline,title|region:GR type:isle chain = Saronic Islands isles = area = 96.161… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyprus — This article is about the island sovereign state. For other uses, see Cyprus (disambiguation). Republic of Cyprus Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία (Greek) Kypriakí Dimokratía Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti (Turkish) …   Wikipedia

  • Salamis — • A titular see in Cyprus. Salamis was a maritime town on the eastern coast of Cyprus, situated at the end of a fertile plain between two mountains, near the River Pediaeus Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Salamis     Salamis …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cyprus — /suy preuhs/, n. Obs. cypress2. * * * Cyprus Introduction Cyprus Background: Independence from the UK was approved in 1960 with constitutional guarantees by the Greek Cypriot majority to the Turkish Cypriot minority. In 1974, a Greek sponsored… …   Universalium