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Cyrenaica (region)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.J. Mattingly
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 10, 2020 02:44 PM History
An ancient region (the environs of the city of Cyrene) that lies in the eastern part of modern Libya.

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 38 B1 Cyrenaica

There are a number of international archaeological projects working in this area, including the Cyrenaica Archaeological Project. Joyce Reynolds' long-awaited corpus of the inscriptions of Roman Cyrenaica is now in preparation for digital publication.

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D.J. Mattingly, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Cyrenaica (region): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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