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Amman/Philadelpheia

Creators: S.T. Parker
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, David Mimno, Sarah Bond, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Feb 25, 2015 12:08 AM History
An ancient settlement in northwest Jordan (modern Amman) received a Macedonian settlement and the name of Philadelphia from Ptolemy II Philadelphos (285-246 BC).

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697728

settlement, temple, sanctuary, shrine, monument, tomb, theatre, theater, hill




Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 71 B2 Philadelpheia

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Parker, S.. "Places: 697728 (Amman/Philadelpheia)". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697728> [Accessed: May 31, 2016 7:37 pm]

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