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Gurgum (kingdom)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 18, 2020 04:31 PM History
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The Neo-Hittite kingdom of Gurgum (Hittite Karkuma, Luwian Kurkuma, Aramaic grgm) was located north of the Amanus mountains. Gurgum, whose capital was Marqasi (modern Maraş), is known from Akkadian, Aramaic, Hittite, and Luwian sources.

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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Gurgum's capital city was also called Gurgum, a place known from later Assyrian sources as Maraqasi/Maraqasa. 


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Jamie Novotny, 'Gurgum (kingdom): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/648980581> [accessed: 23 September 2020]

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