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Thysdrus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.B. Hitchner
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 28, 2017 10:25 AM History
Thysdrus (modern El Djem, Tunisia) was a Punic and Roman city of North Africa. It flourished in the second century A.D. and built its massive amphitheater in the third century. After an abortive revolt in A.D. 238, the city was destroyed by soldiers loyal to Maximinus Thrax.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/324835

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settlement, amphitheatre, amphitheater

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 33 G2 Thysdrus

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el-Djem


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R.B. Hitchner, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Thysdrus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/324835> [accessed: 21 February 2018]

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