The Syrian wars

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Full title: The Syrian wars [electronic resource] / by John D. Grainger.
Main author: Grainger, John D., 1939-
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Syria's importance revealed
  • Syria divided
  • Cold war
  • The new kings, and the first Syrian war
  • Competitive developing
  • The second Syrian war
  • Increasing strains
  • The third war, the 'War of Laodike'
  • The Seleukid collapse
  • The fourth war
  • The reversal, the Ptolemaic collapse
  • The fifth war, the triumph of Antiochos III
  • Changing priorities
  • The sixth war, and the 'day of Eleusis'
  • Mutual troubles and a new agenda
  • The seventh war, the triumph of Ptolemy Philometor
  • The legacy of Philometor
  • The eighth war, the last chance for union
  • The ninth, and last, war.