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Marqasi (province)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 05, 2020 01:47 PM History
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Gurgum (kingdom) became an Assyrian province after Sargon II captured its capital Marqasi in 711 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.

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  • Marqasi (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)



The governor of Marqasi held the post of eponym in the year 682 BC (reign of Sennacherib).

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Marqasi (province): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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