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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 May 14, 2019 09:09 AM History
Cyropolis/Kyra was an ancient settlement 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.

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 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, 2019 <> [accessed: 14 August 2020]

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