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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 Jul 26, 2022 07:29 AM History
Cyropolis/Kyra was an ancient settlement, likely coincident with modern Kurkat in what is now northern Tajikistan. Tradition holds that Cyrus the Great established the site in 544 BC to mark the boundary of the Persian empire.

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settlement, settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 B1 Cyropolis/Kyra

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Kurkat? TAJ

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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Cyropolis/Kyra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 17 July 2024]

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