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Amaseia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, David Braund
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Eric Kansa, Brady Kiesling, H. Kopp, W. Röllig, B. Siewert-Mayer, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt
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Last modified Jun 07, 2018 08:25 PM History
Amaseia (modern Amasya) was a naturally fortified settlement in the Pontic mountains near the Black Sea. It served as the capital of the kingdom of Pontus from ca. 300 BC to 183 BC.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857018

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  • Ἀμάσεια (Amaseia: Ancient Greek, 330 BC - AD 640)
  • Amaseia (Ancient Greek, 330 BC - AD 1450)
  • Amasya (Ottoman Turkish, 1750 BC - AD 2000)
  • Amasya (Turkish, 1750 BC - AD 2000)
  • Amāsiya (Modern Standard Arabic, 1200 BC - AD 2000)
  • Amāsīya (AD 650 - AD 1335)
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tomb, settlement, fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 87 A4 Amaseia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Amasya. The geographer Strabo was born in Amaseia ca. 64 BC.


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T. Sinclair, David Braund, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Eric Kansa, Brady Kiesling, H. Kopp, W. Röllig, B. Siewert-Mayer, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Amaseia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857018> [accessed: 12 December 2018]

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