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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 12, 2020 02:44 PM History
Boukephala or Bucephala was an ancient city founded on the right bank of the Hydaspes river by Alexander the Great following the battle with Porus. Alexander named the city after his warhorse, Bucephalus. Its precise location remains debated.

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 6 C3 Boukephala

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Jalilpur? PAK

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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Boukephala: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 29 September 2020]

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