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Arsham

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Ryan Horne
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 12, 2015 09:58 PM History
An ancient fortress located somewhere between Mosul and modern Zakho; its precise location is unknown today.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/641775077

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  • Less than certain: Ἄρσαμον (Arsamon: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 640)
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unlocated, fort, tower

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This location is probably the same as the Arsamos described by Josephus. See Retsö, Jan. 2005. The Arabs in Antiquity: Their History from the Assyrians to the Umayyads. London: Routledge, 414.

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Ryan Horne, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Arsham: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/641775077> [accessed: 16 December 2018]

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