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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
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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.

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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: 18 May 2021]

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