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Roman conquest of Asia minor

The Roman province of Asia was the administrative unit added to the late Republic, a Senatorial province governed by a proconsul who was an ex-consul, an honor granted only to Asia and the other rich province of Africa. The arrangement was unchanged in the reorganization of the Roman Empire of 211 CE. Download high resolution version (1055x1772, 336 KB)Asia Minor - Growth of Roman Power (337K) The Growth of Roman Power in Asia Minor. ... Download high resolution version (1055x1772, 336 KB)Asia Minor - Growth of Roman Power (337K) The Growth of Roman Power in Asia Minor. ... See also Roman Republic (18th century) and Roman Republic (19th century). ... A senatorial province was a Roman province where the Senate had the right to appoint governors. ... For the Miocene ape, see Proconsul (genus) Under the Roman Empire a proconsul was a promagistrate filling the office of a consul. ... For modern diplomatic consuls, see Consulate general. ... This article is about political regions. ... Categories: Historical stubs | Ancient Roman provinces ... The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Caesar Augustus. ... Events The city of York becomes the capital of Britannia Inferior, a northern province of the Roman Empire. ...


"Asia" in the books of the Maccabees refers to Asia Minor, which Antiochus III (the Great) had to give up when the Romans, under Manius Glabrio crushed his army in 191 BCE at the historic battle site of Thermopylae. After the battle of Magnesia, 188 BC, the entire territory would be surrendered to Rome and placed under the control of a clkient king at Pergamum. The Maccabees were a Jewish family who fought against the rule of Antiochus IV Epiphanes of the Hellenistic Seleucid dynasty, who was succeeded by his infant son Antiochus V Eupator. ... Anatolia (Greek: ανατολη anatole, rising of the sun or East; compare Orient and Levant, by popular etymology Turkish Anadolu to ana mother and dolu filled), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to the Asian portion of Turkey. ... Silver coin of Antiochus III Antiochus III the Great, (ruled 223 - 187 BC), younger son of Seleucus II Callinicus, became ruler of the Seleucid kingdom as a youth of about eighteen in 223 BC. (His traditional designation, the Great, stems from a misconception of Megas Basileus (Great king), the traditional... The Battle of Magnesia was fought in 190 BC between the Romans and the army of Syria. ... Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC - 180s BC - 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC 130s BC Years: 193 BC 192 BC 191 BC 190 BC 189 BC - 188 BC - 187 BC 186 BC... Pergamon or Pergamum (modern day Bergama in Turkey) was a Greek city, in northwestern Anatolia, 16 miles from the Aegean Sea, located on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus (modern day Bakir), that became an important kingdom during the Hellenistic period, under the Attalid dynasty, 282...


In 133 BC, Attalus III, king of Pergamon, having no heirs to succeed him, bequeathed his kingdom to Rome, and after some hesitation the Roman province of Asia Proconsularis was formed, embracing the regions of Mysia, Lydia, Caria, and Phrygia. Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC 140s BC - 130s BC - 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC Years: 138 BC 137 BC 136 BC 135 BC 134 BC - 133 BC - 132 BC 131 BC... Attalus III was the last Attalid king of Pergamum, ruling from 138 BC to 133 BC. He succeeded Attalus II, although their relationship, if any, is unknown. ... Mysia is a region in the northwest of Asia Minor. ... Lydia was an ancient kingdom of Asia Minor, known to Homer as Mæonia. ... For other uses, see Caria (disambiguation). ... your mama is a sucka! ...


For usage of "Asia" in the New Testament, see Romans 16:5; 2 Timothy 1:15; Acts 1:4, etc.. Its great cities, like Ephesus and Pergamum were among the greatest metropolis of the Empire. The New Testament, sometimes called the Greek Scriptures, is the name given to the part of the Christian Bible that was written after the birth of Jesus. ... The Epistle to the Romans is one of the epistles, or letters, included in the New Testament canon of the Christian Bible. ... This article or section should be merged with First Epistle to Timothy The Second Epistle to Timothy is a book of the canonic New Testament, one of the three so-called pastoral epistles (1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and the Epistle to Titus). ... The Acts of the Apostles (Greek Praxeis Apostolon) is a book of the Bible, which now stands fifth in the New Testament. ... Ephesus was one one of the great cities of the Ionian Greeks in Asia Minor, located in Lydia where the Cayster river flows into the Aegean Sea (in modern day Turkey). ... Pergamon or Pergamum (modern day Bergama in Turkey) was a Greek city, in northwestern Anatolia, 16 miles from the Aegean Sea, located on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus (modern day Bakir), that became an important kingdom during the Hellenistic period, under the Attalid dynasty, 282...


After 326 AD, when the Emperor Constantine I moved the capital to Byzantium, which he refounded, the province of Asia was more centrally situated than ever, and remained a center of Roman and Hellenistic culture in the east for centuries, and the territory remained part of the Byzantine Empire until the 15th century. Events September 14 - Discovery of the (alleged) True Cross by Vatican City, where St. ... See the appropriate page for Roman emperor Constantine I (the Great) Constantine I of Scotland Constantine I of Greece This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The term Hellenistic (established by the German historian Johann Gustav Droysen) in the history of the ancient world is used to refer to the shift from a culture dominated by ethnic Greeks, however scattered geographically, to a culture dominated by Greek-speakers of whatever ethnicity, and from the political dominance... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ...


See also:

Map of the Roman Empire, with the provinces, after 120 AD. In Ancient Rome, a province (Latin, provincia, pl. ... Asia may have the following meanings: Asia is one of the continents. ...

External link

  • Asia Minor (http://www.unrv.com/provinces/asia-minor.php)


Roman Imperial Provinces, 120 AD
Achaea | Aegyptus | Africa | Alpes Cottiae | Alpes Maritimae | Alpes Poenninae | Arabia Petraea | Armenia Inferior | Asia | Baleares | Britannia | Bithynia | Cappadocia | Cilicia et Cyprus | Commagene | Corsica et Sardinia | Creta et Cyrenaica | Dacia | Dalmatia | Epirus | Galatia | Gallia Aquitania | Gallia Belgica | Gallia Lugdunensis | Gallia Narbonensis | Germania Inferior | Germania Superior | Hispania Baetica | Hispania Tarraconensis | Lusitania | Italia | Iudaea | Lycaonia | Lycia | Macedonia | Mauretania | Moesia | Noricum | Numidia | Osroene | Pannonia | Pamphylia | Pisidia | Pontus | Raetia | Sicilia | Sophene | Syria | Thracia

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