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Tyre may refer to:

  • Tire, the outer part of a wheel. Tyre is the British spelling.

Locations Firestone tire This article is about pneumatic tires. ...

Historical events Tyre (Arabic , Phoenician , Hebrew Tzor, Tiberian Hebrew , Akkadian , Greek Týros) is a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon. ... Tyre is a town located in Seneca County, New York. ... Austin Township is a civil township in Sanilac County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Fiction In 332 BC, Alexander the Great set out to conquer Tyre, a strategic coastal base in the war between the Greeks and the Persians. ... There were three synods held at Tyre The First Synod of Tyre, in 335, judged the cause of St. ...

Archbishops of Tyre Apollonius of Tyre is the subject of a popular medieval story, existing in numerous forms in many languages. ... Title page of the 1611 quarto edition of the play Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a play written (at least in part) by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected plays despite some questions over its authorship. ...

Nobles The Archbishop of Tyre was one of the major suffragans of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem during the Crusades and was established to serve the Catholic members of the diocese. ... Frederick de la Roche (d. ... William of Tyre (c. ... Joscius, also Josce or Josias (died 1202), was Archbishop of Tyre in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem in the late 12th century. ...

Other This page lists kings of Tyre, an ancient Phoenician city in what is now Lebanon. ... Pygmalion (also known as Pumayyaton) was king of Tyre from 820 to 774 BC and a son of King Mattan I (829-821 BC). ... Philip of Montfort, (d. ... Amalric, Prince of Tyre (c. ...

Marinos of Tyre (Μαρίνος ο Τύριος) Ο Μαρίνος από την Τύρο (περί το 170 - 250 μ.Χ.) ήταν Έλληνας γεωγράφος και χαρτογράφος από την Τύρο. Θεωρείται ως ο θεμελιωτής της μαθηματικής γεωγραφίας, περιγράφοντας με μεγαλύτερη σαφήνεια από όλους τους παλαιότερους γεωγράφους τη βόρεια Ευρώπη, υποστηρίζοντας το μεσημβρινό των Μακάρων ως αφετηρία για τη μέτρηση των μηκών, προηγούμενος έτσι του Πτολεμαίου Κλαύδιου, συντάσσοντας γεωγραφικούς πίνακες. Ο Πτολεμαίος τον περιλαμβάνει στη Γεωγραφική του Υφήγηση, αναφέροντας τα Περί Μαρίνου γεωγραφικής υφηγήσεως, Διόρθωσις του πλάτους εγνωσμένης γης διαστάσεως από των φαινομένων και . ... Cassius Maximus Tyrius (Maximus of Tyre), a Greek rhetorician and philosopher who flourished in the time of the Antonines and Commodus (2nd century A.D). ... Saint Dorotheus, bishop of Tyre ( 255 – 362) is traditionally credited with an Acts of the Seventy Apostles, who were sent out according to the Gospel of Luke 10:1- . Dorotheus, a learned priest of Antioch, the teacher of the Church historian Eusebius of Caesarea, was appointed director without having to... The Templar of Tyre (French: Le Templier de Tyre) is the name of a medieval historian, and the document which he wrote in the 1300s. ...

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Tyre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (603 words)
Tyre (Arabic الصور aṣ-Ṣūr, native Phoenician Ṣur, Latin Tyrus, Akkadian Ṣurru, Tiberian Hebrew צר Ṣōr, Greek Τύρος Týros) is an ancient Phoenician city in modern Lebanon on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, about 23 miles north of Acre, and 20 miles south of Sidon.
Tyre appears on monuments as early as 1500 BC, and claiming, according to Herodotus, to have been founded about 2700 BC." Philo of Byblos (in Eusebius) quotes the antiquarian authority Sanchuniathon as stating that it was first occupied by one Hypsuranius.
In the 13th century, Tyre was separated from the royal domain as a separate crusader lordship.
Tyre (505 words)
Tyre is also the British spelling of tire.
Tyre (native Phoenician Ṣur, Akkadian Ṣurru, Hebrew צר; [Ṣōr], Greek Týros, Soor (arabic)) is an ancient Phoenician city in Lebanon on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, about 23 miles, in a direct line, north of Acre, and 20 south of Sidon.
Tyre consisted of two distinct parts, a rocky fortress on the mainland, called "Old Tyre", and the city, built on a small, rocky island about half-a-mile distant from the shore.
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