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Rabḍ al-Ḫandaq

a Pleiades name resource

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Rabḍ al-Ḫandaq

ربض الخندق


geographic name




  • Middle Byzantine (AD 850-1200) (confident)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 D2 Herakleion

This is the Arabic name given to the newly-founded harbor-city in the ninth century AD. It later developed into "Candia" under Venetian rule.