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Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sebastian Heath, P. Flensted Jensen, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Aug 22, 2013 02:04 PM History
An ancient Sumerian settlement whose ruins lie at Nuffar in modern Iraq. Under various names it persisted as a settlement throughout the periods of Greek and Roman engagement in Babylonia.


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 B1 Nippur/Nufar/‘Hippareni’

This Pleiades place resource describes the same place as the Wikipedia Nippur entry. Extensive information is available from the website of the Oriental Institute's Nippur Expedition
Scholarly bibliography (for the Greek and Roman period):
  • J. Oelsner, “Nochmals ‘Hipparenum (Plinius nat. hist. VI 123) = Nippur?’,” Altorientalische Forschungen 9 (1982) 259 62.
  • A. Oppenheimer, Babylonia Judaica in the Talmudic period, TAVO Beihefte B 47, Wiesbaden, 1983.

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Hausleiter, A., M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke. "Places: 912910 (Nippur/Nufar/‘Hippareni’)". Pleiades. <> [Accessed: June 29, 2016 5:02 am]

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