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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 14, 2017 12:06 PM History
Gerra (modern Anjar, Lebanon) was a stronghold built under the Umayyad Caliph Al-Walid ibn Abdel Malek in the eighth century AD. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

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.

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settlement, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 C2 Gerra

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mejdel 'Anjar LEB

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Gerra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 08 July 2020]

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