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Zabida

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.T. Potts
Contributors: DARMC, 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 Jan 31, 2020 11:12 AM History
The historical town of Zabid in Yemen is noted for its architecture. It served as the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th century and played an important role in the Arab and Muslim world for many centuries because of its Islamic university.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/39439

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settlement, settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 B3 Zabida

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Zabid YEM Zabid, Yemen, was enrolled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.

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D.T. Potts, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Zabida: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/39439> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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