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King of Sidon

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The King of Sidon was the ruler of Sidon, the ancient Phoenician city in what is now Lebanon.

Scholars have pieced together the fragmented list from various archaeological finds since the 19th century.

King of Sidon Intro articles: 3

Egyptian period

Asyrian period

Persian period

  • c. 575–550 BC Eshmunazar I
  • c. 549–539 BC Tabnit I
  • c. 539–525 BC Eshmunazar II; Amoashtart (Amastoreth, interregnum until Eshmunazar's majority)
  • c. 525–515 BC Bodashtart
  • c. 515–486 BC Yatonmilk
  • c. 486–480 BC Anysos
  • c. 480–479 BC Tetramnestos.[2]
  • c. 450–423 BC Baalshillem I
  • c. 423–404 BC Baana
  • c. 404–401 BC Baalshillem II
  • c. 365–352 BC Abdashtart I
  • c. 351–346 BC Tennes (Tabnit II)[1]
  • c. 346–343 BC Evagoras II (?)
  • c. 342–333 BC Abdashtart II [3]

Hellenic period

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d Sidon : a study in oriental history, 1907, Appendix 1: Kings of Sidon, p.155-156
  2. ^ Kelly, Thomas (1 November 1987). "Herodotus and the Chronology of the Kings of Sidon". Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. 268: 42. doi:10.2307/1356993. ISSN 0003-097X.
  3. ^ Elayi, Josette (2006). "An updated chronology of the reigns of phoenician kings during the Persian period (539-333 BCE)" (PDF). Digitorient. Collège de France - UMR7912 : Proche-Orient—Caucase : langues, archéologie, cultures – via Digitorient.
  4. ^ a b Waldemar Heckel (15 April 2008). Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 16–. ISBN 978-1-4051-5469-7.