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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: María Jesús Redondo
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 03, 2017 11:52 AM History
A city located in southeastern Spain that belonged to the kingdom of Alfonso X. The city on the present location was an Islamic foundation under the name Madinat Mursiyah and was established in A.D. 825 by Abd ar-Rahman II, the emir of Córdoba.

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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  • Murcia (Spanish, AD 640 - AD 1453)
  • Murcia (Spanish, modern)

settlement, settlement-modern


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María Jesús Redondo, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Murcia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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