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Ptolemais/Barkes Limen

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.J. Mattingly Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2024 04:23 PM History
An ancient capital of Cyrenaica, Ptolemais was probably named after Ptolemy III Euergetes. The city was founded in either the seventh or sixth century BC.

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settlement, port, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 38 B1 Ptolemais/Barkes Limen

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tolmeta/Tulmeitia

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D.J. Mattingly, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, and Ryan Horne, 'Ptolemais/Barkes Limen: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 12 July 2024]

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