Akko, A City of Many Names

@article{Kindler1978AkkoAC,
  title={Akko, A City of Many Names},
  author={Arie Kindler},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1978},
  volume={231},
  pages={51 - 55}
}
  • A. Kindler
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
The primary objective of this paper is to determine by what name the city of AcePtolemais (Akko) was known during the period of Seleucid rule. From the early Hellenistic period onward it became customary to found or refound cities in the names of important rulers. Two outstanding examples are Alexandria in Egypt (founded by Alexander the Great in the later 4th century B.C.) and Antioch in Syria (founded by Seleucus I Nikator in the early 3rd century B.C.). This custom was continued in the 2nd… 
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AKKA ŞEHRİNİN İSMİNİN TARİHSEL SÜREÇTEKİ DEĞİŞİMİ: ‘AKKO, PTOLEMAİS, ‘AKKA, ACRE
Israil’in modern sehirlerinden birisi olan Akka, yuzyillar icinde cok sayida isim degistirmistir. Bati dunyasinda bilindigi haliyle ‘’Acre’’ adi ‘’St. Jean Acre’’den kalmadir ki 12. yuzyilda bu isim

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