Rhode attempts to keep its independence and control over the grain trade in the eastern Mediterranean.The way to do this is to make sure the Antigonids, Seleucids, and Ptolemies, do not achieve dominance.This move allows Antiochus to swoop in and gather Philip’s lands.The Romans come back and smash Antiochus and his troops. C., there is no one in Rome’s way to the east and south.A few farming remnants dating from the Neolithic period, (circa 10,000 B. They pay their dues, but never really join forces and by 408 B. Their enemy, the Persians, conquer the Carians in 340 BC. These same three generals, Ptolemy, Seleucus, and Antigonus, waste no time dividing up Alexander’s empire between them.A big can of whoop_ss is marching down the west coast of Turkey. The Greek islands are not prizes, (you can’t march to them) so the generals ignore them. When you are successful, someones going to get jealous.
It is not near other Greek ports that will sell a cruise. More believable is that the island was the child of Helios (sun god) and the nymph Rhodos. On the Turkish mainland adjacent to Kos, they create Cnidus and Halicarnassus (now Bodrum.) These six cities they call the Dorian Hexapolis.This victory brings the Roman occupation to an end.The enormous vacuum that it creates tosses all of Greece and its islands into a frenzied land grab. That is until 1248 when the Kingdom of Genoa (Genoese) take control during their attempt to rule the Aegean.Rhodes remains neutral and tries to approach both sides for peace. Many in the Roman Senate feel Rhodes should have immediately sided with Rome.To bring her in line, they make Rhodes an ally, taking away her independence. Rhodes became a destination for Roman noble families. Rome is becoming more dangerous as politicians fight, steal and grab to advance themselves. they set out to punish anyone who was an ally of Ceasar and to kill Marc Anthony. the Apostle Paul stops at Rhodes on his return to Jerusalem after his third missionary journey. Depends on who you ask as there does not seem to be any history to support either. their maritime laws are in use throughout the Mediterranian.
As a sign of this, he rebuilds the temple of Apollo Pythios, a victim of Cassius, 12 years earlier. BACK TO TOP) Rhodes is no longer on Rome’s dartboard, and things begin to return to pre-Cassius ways. For about 400 years, Rhodes remains under the Byzantines and is a major Mistaking Constantinople as Jerusalem(?