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Uargin

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 08, 2020 10:26 AM History
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A fortress in the vicinity of Til-garimmu fortified by the Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC) against Musku (Phrygia).

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/41488940

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  • Uargin (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)
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unlocated, settlement, fort, tower

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The Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC) states in several of his inscriptions that he fortified Uargin, Usi, and Usian against Musku (Phrygia). All three are generally assumed to have been located in the vicinity of Til-garimmu, a fortified city in Kammanu/Meliddu, on the border of Tabālu.

E. Forrer suggested that Uargin was to be located to the north of the Kızılırmak River, on the road between Mazaka/Eusebeia/Caesarea and Taouion/Tabia. Forrer's speculative proposal is not entirely convincing since that suggested location is rather far from Til-garimmu, assuming that Uargin was actually in close proximity to it, as Sargon's inscriptions seem to indicate.


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Jamie Novotny, 'Uargin: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/41488940> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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