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Place Abu Ballas by Gabriel Mckee — last modified Mar 15, 2018 11:11 AM
A sandstone peak approximately 200 kilometers southwest of the Dakleh Oasis containing extensive pottery remains dated from the 3rd millennium BCE through the Roman period. Abu Ballas was likely a way station along a caravan route connecting the Dakhleh Oasis with Gilf Kebir.
Place Alcimoennis by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Aug 20, 2016 01:37 PM
An oppidum located on Michelsberg hill in Bavaria, occupied from ca. 500 BC until the first century BC.
Place Amman/Philadelpheia by S.T. Parker — last modified May 09, 2018 03:49 PM
An ancient settlement in northwest Jordan (modern Amman) received a Macedonian settlement and the name of Philadelphia from Ptolemy II Philadelphos (285-246 BC).
Place Areopagus by Ryan Horne — last modified Oct 15, 2018 07:58 PM
Named after a mythical trial of the god Ares, the Areopagus is a rocky outcropping in Athens located to the northwest of the acropolis. The hill was used as a meeting place for the Council of the Areopagus which functioned as a council of elders for the city of Athens. The Areopagus is also traditionally identified as the setting for Paul's sermon to Athens.
Place Aventinus mons by Ryan Horne — last modified Sep 03, 2019 03:43 PM
One of the seven hills of Rome. Until the reign of the emperor Claudius, the hill lay outside the pomerium of the city.
Place Bambideios by J.S. Traill — last modified Dec 27, 2019 02:51 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 59 unlocated Bambideios
Place Boukolos Collis by C. Foss — last modified Jun 11, 2013 02:50 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 53 A2 Boukolos Collis
Place Brikinniai? by R.J.A. Wilson — last modified Jul 08, 2018 09:52 AM
A fortified ancient settlement near modern Lentini. It has been associated with the area of Monte San Basilio.
Place Caelius Mons by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Oct 08, 2018 08:53 AM
The Caelian Hill in Rome.
Place Capitolinus Mons by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Nov 05, 2019 09:58 PM
The smallest of Rome's hills and one of its most important, the Capitoline served as the citadel (arx) of the city and as the site of its poliadic temple.
Place Colles Leucogaei by N. Purcell — last modified Mar 17, 2017 10:51 AM
A name for volcanic hills of a whitish hue around Puteoli.
Place Cynoscephalae by J. Fossey — last modified Jun 07, 2018 07:12 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 55 D2 Cynoscephalae
Place Eiron M. by M.U. Erdosy — last modified Feb 04, 2017 09:24 AM
Eiron M. (Makli Hill, Pakistan)
Place Gemelli Colles by R.J.A. Wilson — last modified Apr 08, 2013 03:00 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 47 D3 Gemelli Colles
Place Hippana by R.J.A. Wilson — last modified Jun 07, 2018 08:01 PM
Ancient settlement in the western part of Sicily, probably founded in the seventh century B.C.
Place Hutcheson Hill by Scott Vanderbilt — last modified Jul 07, 2019 05:49 PM
Findspot of two Roman distance slabs along the line of the Antonine Wall: RIB 2198 (found in 1865) and 3507 (found in 1969).
Place Jabal al-Bayḍā by Gabriel Mckee — last modified Oct 26, 2018 12:50 PM
Hill southwest of Mount 'Abd al-'Aziz in Syria. The peak at the southwestern end of the hill is known as Rās et-Tell. Excavations were carried out there by Max von Oppenheim in the early 20th century, uncovering sculptures and graves from the Bronze Age.
Place Janiculum by Ryan Horne — last modified Jun 07, 2018 07:31 PM
This hill is located outside of the ancient city of Rome to the west of the Tiber and is not considered one of the Seven Hills of Rome. From an early stage the Janiculum was connected to the city by fortifications and a bridge over the Tiber. It also was the site of important water-powered mills in the Roman Empire.
Place Kemmelberg by Francis Deblauwe — last modified Mar 20, 2020 08:51 AM
A tertiary hill (154 m high) dominating the surrounding flatland in Belgium's West Flanders province close to the French border. Archaeological remains ranging from the Middle Paleolithic to the 5th century BC. Also the site of heavy fighting during World War I.
Place Klazomenai (earlier) by C. Foss — last modified Jan 23, 2018 12:20 PM
The initial, mainland site of the city, located to the southwest of modern Urla Iskelesi in Turkey. Pausanias reports that the city relocated to an island in the Bay of Smyrna, for which see "Klazomenai (later)."

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Archaic (pre-550 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Classical (550 BC-330 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Hellenistic, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Mediaeval/Byzantine (AD 641-AD 1453) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM
Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) by Sean Gillies — last modified Sep 09, 2009 09:47 AM