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Ashqelon/Ascalon

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Isaac
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Sarah Bond, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Aug 05, 2020 11:40 AM History
Ashqelon/Ascalon was an ancient city in coastal Palestine, located midway between Azotus and Gaza. It became independent in 104 B.C. and remained the only free city in Palestine. Strabo refers to it, while Pliny calls it a free city (oppidum libera).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/687839

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 70 F2 Ashqelon/Ascalon

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ashkelon


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B. Isaac, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Sarah Bond, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Ashqelon/Ascalon: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/687839> [accessed: 14 May 2021]

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