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Charax/(I)Scina

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.J. Mattingly
Contributors: R. Talbert, Perry Scalfano, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 26, 2022 09:53 PM History
An ancient site and likely anchorage on the coast of the Syrtic Gulf, east of ancient Macomades (modern Sirte). Charax/(I)Scina is well-attested in the Roman gazetteers and so there is general agreement that the as-yet-undiscovered site must be at or in the vicinity of the medieval fortified settlement of Surt (formerly Medina Sultan/Mdayna en Syrtique).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/363951

31.1305169994, 17.102736186
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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 37 C1 Charax/(I)Scina

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Medina Sultan, Sort


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D.J. Mattingly, R. Talbert, Perry Scalfano, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Charax/(I)Scina: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/363951> [accessed: 31 January 2023]

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