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Herodeion

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: B. Isaac Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 04, 2024 11:20 AM History
Herodeion or Herodium refers to an archaeological site located in what is now the West Bank, some 12 km south of Jerusalem and 5 km southeast of Bethlehem. In antiquity, Herod the Great established the fortress after defeating his rival Antigonus II Mattathias in 40 BCE.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/687916

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fort, archaeological site, fort, tower (deprecated)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 70 G2 Herodeion

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el Fureidis WBK


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B. Isaac, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, and R. Talbert, 'Herodeion: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/687916> [accessed: 15 June 2024]

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