An ancient city located in present-day Lebanon. Tyrus threatens the Jews’ trade in “Absalom and Achitophel,” and the city metaphorically represents Holland in Dryden’s poem.
Tyrus Term Timeline in Absalom and Achitophel
The timeline below shows where the term Tyrus appears in Absalom and Achitophel. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Absalom and Achitophel
...he could suffer on their behalf. Their freedom is at stake, he says. Egypt and Tyrus are threatening their trade, and the Jebusites are threatening their religion. Absalom claims to still... (full context)