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Creators: T. Sinclair, David Braund
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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".
  • Zela (330 BC - AD 300)
  • Zelitis (Attested dates needed)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 87 A4 Zela

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Zile

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Sinclair, T., D. Braund. "Places: 857382 (Zela)". Pleiades. <> [Accessed: July 2, 2016 1:34 am]

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