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Dura-Europos synagogue

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 18, 2019 06:35 AM History
The Dura-Europos synagogue is one of the oldest known synagogues in the world. According to an Aramaic inscription, its final phase of construction took place in A.D. 244. It was uncovered during excavations in 1932.

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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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Dura-Europos synagogue: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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