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Assarath (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.W.B. Fentress
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 12, 2022 07:22 PM History
An ancient river of north Africa, placed by Ptolemy between Igilgili (modern Jijel) and the mouth of the Amsaga river (modern Oued El Kebir). The Assarath is probably to be identified with the modern Oued Nil in Algeria.

36.767167017, 5.93903127963
  • Associated Modern Locations:
    • Less than certain: OSM location (AD 2000 - AD 2099) accuracy: +/- 20 meters.

river, drainage

See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 31 D3 Assarath? fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Oued Nil

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E.W.B. Fentress, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Assarath (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 16 June 2024]

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