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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.M. Murray Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2018 07:04 PM History
Ambracia (modern Arta) was an ancient city of central Greece, founded as a colony of Corinth in the seventh century BC. It was located near the Ambracian Gulf along the course of the river Arachthos.

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 54 C3 Ambracia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Arta

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W.M. Murray, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, Pierre Motylewicz, Gethin Rees, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Ambracia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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