Sidonians


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Sidonians

known for timber-felling skill. [O. T.: I Kings 5:6]
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Does he agree with the young Sidonian or with Aeschylus?
Domsalos, son of Domano, the Sidonian, dedicated (this stele).
Sidon International Festivals' Committee, which was revived last year, is formed of twelve young Sidonian women who joined efforts despite their differences.
In his review of Sidon, the author includes a detailed discussion of iconography, and suggests a model for the diffusion of Persian royal motifs through the imagery of Sidonian coins.
For example, in Diodorus' account of the battle of Cnidus in 394, the king of Sidon is explicitly mentioned as commander of the Phoenician fleet: "There also came to Conon ninety triremes, ten of them from Cilicia and eighty from Phoenicia, under the command of the lord of the Sidonians" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
The first refugees to emerge from the Nakba were witnessed by Sidonians 66 years ago, when thousands of Palestinian refugee families erected tents and settled in the city, in an area known today as the camp of Ain al-Hilweh.
It may be noted that sr "Tyre" is attested in several Ugaritic texts (in particular CAT/KTU 2.38, 2.40, 4.132), the gentilic srm "Tyrians" being found in CAT/KTU 1.14 (the Krt epic), while the Ugaritic for "Sidon" seems to be known only from the gentilic sdynm "Sidonians" found only in the latter text.
"It will be an open invitation for all Sidonians to come and try skateboarding," she says.
27:1 th sph ywm-hd byd s wl, "Now one day I shall be swept away by Saul." Bd is frequently used in Phoenician and Punic as agent of intransitive and transitive verbs: Phoenician tm bd sdnm, "it was deemed good by the Sidonians" (KAI 60.1); Punic k strt rs bdy, "because Astarte requested (it) of me" (KAI 277.6) and anec littor hod es iussim limin co, "I shall make inquiry of these men who are coming out from here" (Poenulus, 949), translated hos percontabor qui hinc egrediuntur foras" in Poenulus, 960.(10)
with the participation of a group from Amy Intelligence, not only in Sidon, but in Beirut, Tripoli, Arsal, Akkar and other areas."Siniora added that hundreds of Sidonians had witnessed Hezbollah fighters deploying in large numbers in the Army's entire field of operations in Abra.
"There should be full respect for human rights -- we're not in Guantanamo," Siniora said, adding that some Sidonians had informed him the human rights violations in the city had no precedent, "not even in the days of the Israeli occupation."
Summary: The call by controversial Sheikh Ahmad Assir for jihad in Syria has generated some enthusiasm, as well as a considerable level of skepticism among his fellow Sidonians.