Cyrenaica
Cyrenaica (/saɪrɨˈneɪ.ɨkə/ SY-rə-NAY-ə-kə; Ancient Greek: Κυρηναϊκή Kyrēnaïkḗ, after the city of Cyrene; Arabic: برقة‎ Barqah;) is the eastern coastal region of Libya.Also known as Pent...
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Creta et Cyrenaica
Creta et Cyrenaica was a senatorial province of the Roman empire created in 20 BC. It comprised the island of Crete and the region of Cyrenaica in north Africa (mod. E. Libya).
Marcus Antonius Cre...
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Praetorian prefecture of the East
The praetorian prefecture of the East or of Oriens (Latin: praefectura praetorio Orientis, Greek: ἐπαρχότης/ὑπαρχία τῶν πραιτωρίων τῆς ἀνατολῆς) was one of four large praetorian prefectures in...
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Diocese of Egypt (Late Antiquity)
The Diocese of Egypt (Latin: Dioecesis Aegypti, Greek: Διοίκησις Αἰγύπτου) was a diocese of the later Roman Empire (from 395 the Eastern Roman Empire), incorporating the provinces of Egypt and...
Early centers of Christianity
Early Christianity (generally considered the time period from its start to 325), spread from the Eastern Mediterranean throughout the Roman Empire and beyond, reaching as far east as India. Originally...
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History of Islamic Tripolitania and Cyrenaica
Islamic rule in Tripolitania and Cyrenaica began as early as the 7th century. With tenuous Byzantine control over Libya restricted to a few poorly defended coastal strongholds, the Arab invaders who ...
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Ottoman Libya
The coastal region of what is today Libya was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1551 to 1911, as the Eyalet of Tripolitania (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت طرابلس غرب Eyālet-i Trâblus Gârb) from 1551 to 18...
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Al Wahat District
Al Wahat (Arabic: الواحات‎ Al Wāḥāt, English: The Oases), occasionally spelt Al Wahad or Al Wahah (English: The Oasis) is one of the districts of Libya. Its capital and largest city ...
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Derna District
Derna (Arabic: درنة‎ Darnah) is one of the districts of Libya. It is in the northeast of the country, in the historical region of Cyrenaica. Its capital is Derna. In 2007 the district was...
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Jabal al Akhdar
Jabal al Akhdar (Arabic: الجبل الأخضر‎ al-Jabal al-Akhḍar, English: Green Mountains), also known as Jebel el-Akhdar, is one of the districts of Libya. It lies in the north east of the c...
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Jebel Akhdar, Libya
The Jebel Akhdar (Arabic: الجبل الأخضر‎ al-Jabal al-Akhḍar, English: The Green Mountain) is a heavily forested, fertile upland area in northeastern Libya. It is located in the modern Sh...
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Kufra District
Kufra or Kofra (Arabic: الكفرة‎ Al Kufra), also spelled Cufra, is the largest district of Libya. Its capital is Al Jawf, one of the oases in Kufra basin. There is a very large oil refinery ...
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Roman Libya
The area of North Africa which has been known as Libya since 1911 was under Roman domination between 146 BC and 670 AD.The Latin name Libya at the time referred to the continent of Africa in general....
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Tobruk Airport
Tobruk Airport is an airport in Tobruk, eastern Libya (IATA: TOB, ICAO: HLGN).Tobruk International Airport was officially opened on 29 April 2013. Tobruk, the oldest airport in Libya, had previou...
Qaryat Bishr
Qaryat Bishr is a Mediterranean coastal town on the Gulf of Sidra in central-northeastern Libya. It is in the Al Wahat District of the Cyrenaica region. It was in the former Ajdabiya District unti...
Zuwayya
The Zuwayya (Arabic: الزوية‎ Al-Zuwayya) are an independent Murabtin tribe, one of the major Arab Bedouin tribes of Cyrenaica and Fezzan, Libya.Traditionally practicing nomadic pastoralism ...
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Bayda, Libya
Bayda - Elbeida (/ˈbaɪdə/ or /ˈbeɪdə/; Arabic: البيضاء‎ Al Baiḍāʾ  listen ), also spelled Az Zāwiyah al Bayḑā’, Zāwiyat al Bayḑā’,Beida El Beida and known as Beda Littoria under I...
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Jikharra
Jikharra (إجخرة Ijkharrah) is a desert oasis town in the Al Wahat District, Cyrenaica region, in north-eastern Libya. Prior to 2007, it was in the Ajdabiya District.
Italian concentration camps in Libya
Fascist Italy maintained several concentration camps in Eastern Libya during the later phase of its occupation of that country. After the initial invasion in 1911, the Italian control over much of the...
Italian Cyrenaica
Italian Cyrenaica was an Italian colony, located in present-day eastern Libya, that existed from 1927 to 1934. It was part of the Italian North African territory conquered from the Ottoman Empire in 1...
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Cyrenaican desert campaign
The Cyrenaican desert campaign was a military campaign conducted by the Libyan military in the form of hit-and-run attacks against rebel-held towns and oil facilities in the eastern Libyan Desert that...
Suluq
Suluq (Arabic: سلوق‎) is a town in the Benghazi District of the Cyrenaica region in northeastern Libya. It is located about 53 kilometers to the south-east of Benghazi.
Suluq is the site...
Libyan Coastal Highway
The Libyan Coastal Highway (Arabic: الطريق الساحلي الليبي‎) is a highway that is the only major road that runs along the entire east-west length of the Libyan Mediterranean coastline. It is...
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