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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 13, 2023 11:52 PM History
The Hellenistic-Roman city of Cantha, now Qanawat in Syria, is located in the Hauran region. While it likely has earlier phases, perhaps as the Kenath of the Hebrew Bible, it is first mentioned during the reign of Herod the Great. Septimius Severus bestowed colonial status upon the city.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 E4 Canatha/*Gabinia/*Septimia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el-Qanawat SYR

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Canatha/*Gabinia/*Septimia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 22 July 2024]

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