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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.G. Poulter Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 22, 2020 11:10 AM History
Originally a Thracian site known as Menebria, Mesembria (or Nessebar) was subsequently settled by Dorian Greeks in the early sixth century BC, eventually becoming an important trading colony on the Black Sea coast. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 22 E6 Mesembria

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Nesebur BUL

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A.G. Poulter, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Mesembria: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 09 August 2020]

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