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Zela

Creators: T. Sinclair, David Braund
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Sep 21, 2013 10:41 PM

Zela (modern Zile, Turkey) was an important ancient city of north-central Asia Minor; Strabo claimed Semiramis had founded the site. Iulius Caesar prevailed in the Battle of Zela against Pharnaces II of The Kingdom of Pontus, coining the phrase "veni, vidi, vici".

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http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857382
  • Zela (330 BC - AD 300)
  • Zelitis (Attested dates needed)

settlement




Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 87 A4 Zela

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Zile

Sinclair, T., D. Braund, DARMC, R. Talbert, S. Gillies, J. Åhlfeldt, J. Becker, D. Braund, T. Elliott. "Places: 857382 (Zela)". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857382> [Accessed: May 25, 2015 11:24 pm]

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Edited by Jeffrey Becker on Sep 21, 2013 10:41 PM
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Edited by Sean Gillies on Oct 20, 2012 03:53 PM
Location updates and tags from Johan Ahlfeldt's (jahlfeldt) Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire in October 2012
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Global migration and reindexing of citations and provenance, February 2012
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New locations, coordinates, and metadata from Harvard's DARMC project. See http://atlantides.org/trac/pleiades/wiki/PlaceUpgradesAndMigrations
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