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Samosata

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: M. Ballance, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Eric Kansa, Brady Kiesling, H. Kopp, W. Röllig, B. Siewert-Mayer, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Johan Åhlfeldt
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Last modified Jun 07, 2018 07:52 PM History
An ancient city located on the West bank of the Euphrates river, established perhaps as early as the Hittite period. Its ruins, known in modern times as Samsat (Turkey), were submerged following the construction of the Atatürk Dam in the early 1990s. The modern village of Samsat was relocated and is not coincident with the ancient site.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658587

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 67 H1 Samosata

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Samsat


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T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier, M. Ballance, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Eric Kansa, Brady Kiesling, H. Kopp, W. Röllig, B. Siewert-Mayer, R. Talbert, R. Warner, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Samosata: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/658587> [accessed: 18 July 2018]

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