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Nicopolis ad Nestum/Ulpia Nicopolis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.N. Borza
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 19, 2020 07:42 AM History
A settlement founded in Thrace to mark Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It is located on the left bank of the Mesta river. Occupied through late antiquity, the site was destroyed by the seventh century and subsequently re-occupied by the late tenth century.

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.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 51 B1 Nicopolis ad Nestum/Ulpia Nicopolis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Gârmen BUL

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E.N. Borza, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, and Tom Elliott, 'Nicopolis ad Nestum/Ulpia Nicopolis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 18 September 2020]

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