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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 May 09, 2018 03:49 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).

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


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

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settlement, 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, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/697728> [accessed: 24 May 2020]

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