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Amman/Philadelpheia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.T. Parker
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, David Mimno, Sarah Bond, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Aug 15, 2016 11:09 PM History
An ancient settlement in northwest Jordan (modern Amman) received a Macedonian settlement and the name of Philadelphia from Ptolemy II Philadelphos (285-246 BC).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697728

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settlement, temple, theatre, theater, hill

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 71 B2 Philadelpheia

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S.T. Parker, Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, David Mimno, Sarah Bond, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Amman/Philadelpheia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697728> [accessed: 25 September 2016]

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