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Zilia (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Euzennat
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 19, 2022 10:48 AM History
A river on the northern Atlantic coast of what is now Morocco, presumably near the ancient settlement of Zilil/Zilis. The lower course of the modern Lhachef/Hachef is the obvious match, although its precise ancient path through the coastal wetlands to the mouth mentioned by Ptolemy is uncertain.

35.5619212966, -5.94659813337
    • Uncertain: Λιξεία (Lixeia: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 300)
    • Ζιλεία (Zileia: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 300)
    • Zilia (unspecified date range)
    • Zilil (unspecified date range)

river, drainage

See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 28 C2 Zilia fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Oued el Kebir/Oued Khobs

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M. Euzennat, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Zilia (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 23 July 2024]

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