Personal tools


Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):


or this one to mark objects found here:

Related Content from Pelagios


You are here: Home Ancient Places Astapous (river)

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Astapous (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.T. Potts
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 Oct 27, 2017 04:24 PM History
Astapous fl. (Blue Nile or Amharic or an-Nīl al-Azraq (النيل الأزرق‎ an-Nīl)) is a major river of Africa and a tributary of the Nile river. Its source is Lake Tana in Ethiopia.

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.

11.2921062, 37.7560175

river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 A3 Astapous fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Blue Nile ETH

Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

D.T. Potts, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Astapous (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 39298 (Astapous (river)) |author=Potts, D. |accessdate=August 3, 2020 11:39 am |publisher=Pleiades}}