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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 11, 2019 09:30 PM History
Walled citadel in Carthage built in the early first millennium BCE. The site was destroyed during the Third Punic War in 146 BCE by the forces of Scipio Aemilianus. The hill became the site of the city's forum in the Roman period.

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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  • Βύρσα (Byrsa: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 300)
  • Byrsa (English, modern)

fort, tower


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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Byrsa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 07 August 2020]

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