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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N.B. Millet
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 19, 2017 09:48 AM History
Meroë is an ancient city located on the east bank of the Nile river near Shendi, Sudan. The city was a center of the kingdom of Kush.

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  • Meroe (Latin, 550 BC - AD 300)
  • Meroë (Meroe: English, modern)
  • Μερόη (Meroe: Ancient Greek, 550 BC - 330 BC)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 82 D5 Meroe

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Bagrawiya

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N.B. Millet, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Meroe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 19 April 2018]

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