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Antiochia/Theoupolis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: M. Ballance, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, R. Warner, R. Talbert, B. Siewert-Mayer, Ryan Horne, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jun 07, 2018 05:39 PM History
A city founded ca. 300 BC by Seleucus I Nicator, a successor of Alexander the Great. Antioch was a great trading center and numbered as one of the four cities of the Syrian tetrapolis. Justinian I renamed the city 'Theoupolis' in the sixth century AD.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658381

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urban area, settlement, amphitheatre, amphitheater

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 67 C4 Antiochia/Theoupolis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Antakya


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T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier, M. Ballance, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, R. Warner, R. Talbert, B. Siewert-Mayer, Ryan Horne, and Eric Kansa, 'Antiochia/Theoupolis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658381> [accessed: 24 May 2020]

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