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Tigris/Diglitus (river)

Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: R. Talbert, P. Flensted Jensen, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Feb 28, 2015 01:45 PM History
The Tigris river, one of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, flows 1,850 km from the Taurus Mountains to the Persian Gulf.

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river, drainage


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The ancient Assyrian city on the river Tigris. Its ruins are located near the modern city of Mosul in Iraq.
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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 C1 Tigris/Diglitus fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tigris

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Hausleiter, A., M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke. "Places: 912964 (Tigris/Diglitus (river))". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912964> [Accessed: June 27, 2016 9:53 pm]

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