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Alexandria/Alexandropolis/Cufis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, Ryan Horne, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, David Mimno, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Dec 05, 2016 02:53 PM History
Now Kandahar in Afghanistan, Alexandria/Alexandropolis/Cufis is an ancient site founded by Alexander the Great ca. 330 BC. The indigenous people of the Hellenistic period were likely the Pakthas.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59669

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settlement, settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 B3 Alexandria/Alexandropolis/Cufis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Kandahar AFG


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M.U. Erdosy, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, Ryan Horne, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, David Mimno, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Alexandria/Alexandropolis/Cufis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59669> [accessed: 23 September 2020]

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