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Porta Nigra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 19, 2020 11:50 AM History
The so-called "Porta Nigra" is a surviving Roman city gate that dates to ca. A.D. 186-200. It was enlisted as part of the "Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier" UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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gate (of a city), city gate


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Jeffrey Becker, Jonathan Fu, Charlotte Tupman, and Tom Elliott, 'Porta Nigra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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