Himyarite Kingdom (Organization, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://nomisma.org/id/himyarite_kingdom


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Himyarite Kingdom (en), Himjar (de), Χιμιαρίτες (el), Himyar (es), Himyar (fr), Himyar (it)Additional labels


The Ḥimyarite Kingdom (fl. 110 BCE–520s CE), historically referred to as the Homerite Kingdom by the Greeks and the Romans, was a kingdom in ancient Yemen. Established in 110 BCE, it took as its capital the ancient city of Zafar, to be followed at the beginning of the 4th century by what is the modern-day city of Sana'a.

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