Siwah

Siwah

or

Siwa

(both: sē`wä), oasis, c.35 sq mi (90 sq km), NW Egypt, in the Libyan (Western) Desert. Dates and tea are grown in the oasis, parts of which are c.200 ft (60 m) below sea level. Embroidery is also economically important. Siwah was the seat of the temple and oracle of Zeus Amon (Zeus represented with the horns of Amon). Alexander the Great visited the oracle.
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There, it found a big field as well as Alur Siwah, Alur Rambong and Julu Rayeu, with 585 BCF of net gas reserves.
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The group consisted of Niamh Morris, Rhiannon Morris, Lila Cooksley, Ffion Humphries, Sian Humphries, Alis Jones, Fionnuala Morris, Cara Tozer, Martha Llwyd, Lowri Owen, Mia Morgan, Siwah Rhys, Beca Evans, Niamh Edwards, Cadi Burrows, Fionn Cooksley, Sion Tozer and Zelda Yeonen.
The Gehlot family was asked to leave Dharana village after Ravinder Singh Gehlot, 24, married 20-year-old Shilpa Kadyan of Siwah village near Panipat, against the wishes of the village elders.
Badian (185-87), further argues that one should accept that Alexander had expressed the wish to be buried 'with Ammon', thus at Siwah (D.
Muhammad Ibn Ali As-Sanusi and his ardent followers moved to Cairo and then to Siwah oasis.
He sent the corpse to the oracle of Ammon at Siwah so that Hephaistion could be worshipped as a god.
at 1437-41; (6) the Azande, Siwah, el Garah, Basotho, Venda, Meru, Phalaborwa, Nuer, Bantu, and Lovedu societies of Africa, see id.
The same claim could be made concerning the reaction to the supposed discovery of Alexander the Great's tomb in Siwah, on the border between Libya and Egypt.
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Alexander's visit to the oracle at Siwah, and the diplomatic exchanges with Darius introduced progressive escalation in Alexander's declared intent, and here I would differ from Bloedow's implication that, as a war of conquest was inherent in a war of revenge, Philip and Alexander both started with the acceptance that the two were interlocked.
In later years, it found Alur Siwah, Alur Rambong and Julu Rayeu, with 585 BCF of net gas reserves.