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Syriai Pylai

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: M. Ballance, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 17, 2013 04:46 AM History
Syriai Pylai (Belen Pass) is a narrow pass through the Nur Mountains. This may be the location at which Alexander the Great pursued the Darius III after the Battle of Issus.

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.

36.4795, 36.232

pass, "gates"

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 67 C4 Syriai Pylai

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Belen Geçidi

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T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier, M. Ballance, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Syriai Pylai: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2013 <> [accessed: 31 May 2020]

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