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Charax

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: David Braund
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 05, 2019 11:03 PM History
Charax was a Scythian, and later, Roman, fortress founded on the Ai-Todor promontory near ancient Chersonesus in the third century BC.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/226562

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  • Χάραξ (Charax: Ancient Greek, 330 BC - AD 640)
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settlement, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 23 H4 Charax

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ai-Todor


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David Braund, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, and Tom Elliott, 'Charax: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/226562> [accessed: 16 July 2020]

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