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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.T. Parker
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Mar 05, 2015 11:00 PM History
A Roman castrum of the limes Arabicus. In the fourth century, Legio IV Martia was stationed here.

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fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 71 B3 Betthorus

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: el-Lejjun. The castrum is rectangular, measuring 190 by 242 meters; the site covers more than 11 acres. The castrum wall originally featured twenty interval towers.

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S.T. Parker, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Betthorus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2015 <> [accessed: 03 March 2021]

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