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Palmyra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J.P. Brown, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Thomas Carlson, B. Siewert-Mayer, Gabriel Bodard, R. Talbert, Adam Prins, Valeria Vitale, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, David Michelson, R. Warner, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jul 09, 2020 08:20 PM History
An ancient oasis and trading city with monumental remains, located in modern Syria. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

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/668331

34.5521005265, 38.265706528
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urban area, oasis, settlement, station (road or coastal)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 68 F4 Palmyra/Thadamora/Hadrianopolis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tudmur

 
Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980 under criteria i, ii, and iv of UNESCO's World Heritage List Operational Guidelines.

Specific archaeological components include:

    • Art and architecture which in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD combined cultural influences from Graeco-Roman,local, and Persian traditions
    • A 1100 meter-long grand colonnaded street
    • Temple of Ba'al, Camp of Diocletian, an ancient Agora, and theatre
    • Various other temples and urban quarters
    • Unique examples of funerary sculpture which combine Graeco-Roman art with indigenous elements and Persian influence
    • Remains of a Roman aqueduct and immense necropoleis

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J.P. Brown, P.-L. Gatier, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Thomas Carlson, B. Siewert-Mayer, Gabriel Bodard, R. Talbert, Adam Prins, Valeria Vitale, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, David Michelson, R. Warner, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Palmyra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/668331> [accessed: 09 August 2020]

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