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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Bernand
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jonathan Fu, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 22, 2020 01:35 PM History
Ancient Xois was located on an island that was formed by the Sebennytic and Phatnitic branches of the Nile. It became the capital of its own nome, the Xoite nome.

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.

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  • Ξόις (Xois: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 640)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 74 D2 Xois

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Sakha

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A. Bernand, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jonathan Fu, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Xois: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 05 July 2020]

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