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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 Apr 15, 2024 04:05 PM History
Strabo describes the Debai of southwestern Arabia as a semi-Nomadic people. He notes that they live in a land that is rich in resources (like gold) for which these people have no use. This description is part of his narrative of "primitive" peoples at the margins of the Roman world.

17.5, 42.5
    • Δέβαι (Debai: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 300)

people, tribe (historical cultural group)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 B2 Debai

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: N Wadi Bayd SAU

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D.T. Potts, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Debai: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 22 June 2024]

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