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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 08, 2018 06:01 AM 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.

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.

32.708807, 20.9507545

settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 38 B1 Ptolemais/Barkes Limen

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tolmeta/Tulmeitia

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D.J. Mattingly, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Ryan Horne, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Ptolemais/Barkes Limen: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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