Etymology of Libya
Libya (Arabic: ‏ليبيا‎, Lībyā; Berber: Libya, ⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰ), officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bo...
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Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Carthage
Carthage, a remarkable city-state that dominated the Mediterranean for over 600 years, harnessed their extensive resources to develop some of the ancient wor...
Carthage - Documentary
Carthage was founded in the 9th century B.C. on the Gulf of Tunis. From the 6th century onwards, it developed into a great trading empire covering much of th...
Ancient Libya
The Latin name Libya (from Greek Λιβύη, Libyē) referred to the region west of the Nile Valley, generally corresponding to modern Northwest Africa. Its people were ancestors of the modern Berber people...
Libu
The Libu (, R'bw, Ribou, Labu) were an ancient Libyan Berber tribe, from which the name Libya derives. They were closely related to the Ancient Egyptians.Their occupation of ancient Libya is first at...
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History of Libya
The History of Libya includes the history of its rich mix of ethnic groups added to the indigenous Berber tribes. Berbers have been present throughout the entire history of the country. For most of it...
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Prehistoric North Africa
The Prehistory of North Africa spans the period of earliest human presence in the region to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in c. 3100 BC. North Africa is defined by the United ...
Prehistoric North Africa - Wikipedia
Carthage
The city of Carthage (/ˈkɑrθɪdʒ/; Arabic: قرطاج‎ Qarṭāj) is a city in Tunisia and was the centre of the ancient Carthaginian civilization. The city developed from a Phoenician colony of t...
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Phoenicians
Phoenicia (/fɨˈnɪʃə/ or /fəˈniːʃə/; from the Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē; Arabic: فينيقية‎, Fīnīqīyah) was an ancient Semitic kingdom/civilization/culture thalassocracy situated...
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Africa province
The Roman province of Africa Proconsularis was established after the Romans defeated Carthage in the Third Punic War. It roughly comprised the territory of present-day northern Tunisia, the northeast ...
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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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North Africa during Antiquity
The history of North Africa during the period of Classical Antiquity (c. 8th century BCE – 5th century CE) can be divided roughly into the history of Egypt in the east, the history of Ancient Libya in...
Praetorian prefecture of Italy
The praetorian prefecture of Italy (Latin: praefectura praetorio Italiae, in its full form (until 356) praefectura praetorio Italiae, Illyrici et Africae) was one of four Praetorian prefectures in...
Praetorian prefecture of Italy - Wikipedia
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...
Praetorian prefecture of the East - Wikipedia
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 ...
History of Islamic Tripolitania and Cyrenaica - Wikipedia
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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Italian Libya
Italian Libya (Italian: Libia Italiana; Arabic: ليبيا الإيطالية‎ Lībyā al-Īṭālīya) was a unified colony of Italian North Africa (Africa Settentrionale Italiana, or ASI) establis...
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Kingdom of Libya
The Kingdom of Libya (Arabic: المملكة الليبية‎; Libyan Kingdom; Italian: Regno di Libia), originally called the United Kingdom of Libya, came into existence upon independence on...
History of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi
The history of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi spanned a period of over four decades from 1969 to 2011. Gaddafi became the de facto leader of the country on 1 September 1969 after leading a group of young...
History of Libya under Muammar Gaddafi - Wikipedia
2011 Libyan civil war
The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeki...
2011 Libyan civil war - Wikipedia
Anti-Gaddafi forces
The anti-Gaddafi forces were Libyan groups that opposed and militarily defeated the government of Muammar Gaddafi, killing him in the process. These opposition forces included organised and armed mili...
National Transitional Council
The National Transitional Council of Libya (Arabic: المجلس الوطني الإنتقالي‎ al-majlis al-waṭanī al-intiqālī ), sometimes known as the Transitional National Council, was the de facto governm...
National Transitional Council - Wikipedia
Aftermath of the 2011 Libyan civil war
The aftermath of the Libyan Civil War has been characterized by marked change in the social and political order of Libya after the overthrow and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in the Libyan Civil War. The...
Aftermath of the 2011 Libyan civil war - Wikipedia
Geography of Libya
17°00′E / 25.000°N 17.000°E / 25.000; 17.000 Libya is fourth in size among the countries of Africa and seventeenth among the countries of the world. Its coastline lies between...
Geography of Libya - Wikipedia
Politics of Libya
The politics of Libya are in an uncertain state due to the collapse of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya in 2011 and an ongoing civil war between the Council of Deputies in Tobruk and its supporters, the New...
Libyan interim Constitutional Declaration
The Constitutional Declaration is the current supreme law of Libya, introduced due to the overthrow of the Gaddafi government in the Libyan Civil War. It was finalised on 3 August 2011 by the National...
Foreign relations of Libya
The foreign relations of Libya were largely reset at the end of the Libyan Civil War, with the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi and the foundation of the current Libyan State.
In its 5 March 2011 "Fou...
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