List of conflicts in the Near East
This article is about past conflicts in the Near East. For modern conflicts, see List of modern conflicts in the Middle East.
The area known as the "Near East" is usually referred to as Middle East in modern contexts. For periods predating Classical Antiquity, the common term is Ancient Near East. The Near East is generally associated with Anatolia, the Levant, Mesopotamia, Persia, Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Caucasus.
A geographical map showing territories commonly considered part of the Near East.
Ancient Near East conflicts
Bronze Age
Main articles: History of the Middle East, Ancient Near East, Fertile Crescent, History of Mesopotamia, Upper Mesopotamia, History of the Levant, History of Anatolia, History of the Caucasus, History of Egypt, and Elam
Early Iron Age
Note: This section is covering Iron Age I and II, Iron Age III is related as Classic Period
Main articles: Egyptian Empire, Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy), Kingdom of Judah, Neo-Assyrian Empire, Median Empire, Neo-Babylonian Empire, and Achaemenid Empire
Classic antiquity conflicts
Greco-Persian domination
Main articles: Achaemenid Empire, Greco-Persian Wars, Alexander the Great, and Wars of the Diadochi
Roman, Parthian and Sassanid domination
Main articles: Roman–Persian Wars and Byzantine-Sassanid Wars
Medieval conflicts
Ottoman period conflicts 1453–1918
Ottoman expansion
Ottoman era period conflicts 1453–1516
Ottoman Empire period conflicts
Ottoman Tanzimat period
Post-Ottoman era conflicts
This article is about past conflicts in the Near East. For modern conflicts (post-Ottoman period), see List of modern conflicts in the Middle East.
See also
  1. ^ Ergil, Doğu, PKK: The Kurdistan Workers' Party, in Marianne Heiberg, Brendan O'Leary, John Tirman, eds., Terror, insurgency, and the state: ending protracted conflicts, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007, p.356
  2. ^ Chaliand, Gérard, The Kurdish tragedy, Palgrave Macmillan, 1994, p.25
  3. ^ Vanly, Ismet Chériff, The Kurds in the Soviet Union, in Philip G. Kreyenbroek, Stefan Sperl, eds., The Kurds: a contemporary overview, Routledge, 2000, p.196
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