Ugarit

Published January 15, 2017

Ugarit

In historical sources has been written little about the origin of the Phoenicians. It is known that around 3000 BC canaanite tribes appeared on the Mediterranean coast. They are united in a few city-states along the coast. The most important settlements include Byblos and Ugarit. The Phoenicians created a culture that has spread far across the Middle East...

Kushan

Published March 19, 2017

Kushan

In the first half of the 19th century, interesting coins with images of the formidable kings Kudzula Kadfiz, Vima Kadfiz and Kanishka began to come up in the hands of numismatists and scientists. In some cases, along with the title "king of kings" mentioned the name of the people or the country - Kushan...

Country Margush

Published March 28, 2017

Country Margush

In 522 BC with the accession to the throne of Darius I the state of the Achaemenids embraced the uprisings. Particularly fierce were the clashes in the country of Margush. The army of the satrap of Bactria Dadarshish sent to suppress the uprising defeated the Margushans, who lost 55,243 people killed and 6972 prisoners. But what is this country Margush?..

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