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Marakanda

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 Sep 13, 2015 10:36 PM History
Marakanda (now Samarkand in Uzbekistan) was a major ancient settlement founded ca. 700 BC by the Sogdians. Alexander the Great conquered Marakanda during his eastern campaigns.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59915

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 B2 Marakanda

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Samarkand UZB

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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Marakanda: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/59915> [accessed: 17 July 2018]

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