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Kafr Aqareb

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Adam Prins
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jul 29, 2016 09:17 PM History
An ancient place, located in modern Syria, with remains of Roman praetorium, a temple and grottoes for pagan worship, a Byzantine basilica, and a large communal reservoir. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of the "Ancient Villages of Northern Syria."

36.0349111, 36.4420333

settlement, church, monastery


Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of the "Ancient Villages of Northern Syria" under criteria iii, iv, and v of UNESCO's World Heritage List Operational Guidelines.

Specific archaeological components include:

    • A praetorium of the Roman headquarters
    • A temple and grottoes for pagan worship
    • A Byzantine basilica
    • A large communal reservoir
    • The surroundings contain vestiges of the Roman road that led to Antioch

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Adam Prins, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Kafr Aqareb: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 29 March 2020]

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