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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 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 Boukolos Collis by C. Foss — last modified Jun 11, 2013 02:50 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 53 A2 Boukolos Collis
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 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 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 Janiculum by Ryan Horne — last modified May 24, 2020 11:48 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 Klin-Yar by Gabriel Mckee — last modified Jun 17, 2019 11:16 AM
A burial ground near the modern town of Kislovodsk in the North Caucasus. The site contains 270 burials associated with the Iron Age Koban culture and the early medieval Sarmatians and Alans.
Place Monte Rocche by Stefano Costa — last modified Jun 25, 2015 11:06 PM
A settlement of the Iron Age and Roman period in western Liguria.
Place Munychia by Ryan Horne — last modified Feb 17, 2019 01:14 PM
A hill in the Piraeus and the site of extensive fortifications in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
Place Palatinus Mons by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Apr 09, 2020 12:14 PM
The central hill of Rome, Italy. Legend held that Romulus founded the city of Rome on the Palatine.
Place Pasargadae/Batrakatash by A. Hausleiter — last modified Jun 07, 2018 05:01 PM
Pasargadae/Batrakatash was an ancient Persian city and the capital of Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC). It remained the capital until Cambyses II moved it to Susa. The site is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Place Quirinal Hill by Sara Hales — last modified Feb 14, 2020 04:30 PM
One of the hills of Rome, comprised of several smaller peaks. According to tradition its first inhabitants were Titus Tatius and the Sabines; during the Republic the hill was a mostly residential area.
Place Silpion Oros by T. Sinclair — last modified Dec 22, 2013 10:06 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 67 C4 Silpion Oros
Place Trachones by E.M. Meyers — last modified Dec 08, 2017 08:48 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 69 D4 Trachones
Place Traprain Law by A.S. Esmonde Cleary — last modified Feb 09, 2020 03:49 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 9 E5 Traprain Law
Place Unnamed lead mines at Halkyn Mountain by A.S. Esmonde Cleary — last modified Apr 08, 2017 08:04 PM
A Roman-era lead mining operation at modern Halkyn Mountain, Flintshire, Wales, UK.
Place Velia by Jeffrey Becker — last modified May 19, 2020 04:00 AM
The Velia, no longer extant, was a spur stretching from the north side of the Palatine Hill toward the Oppian Hill.
Place Viminal Hill by Sara Hales — last modified Mar 26, 2020 02:19 PM
The Viminal Hill, located between the Quirinal and Esquiline hills, is the smallest of the so-called seven hills of Rome.