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Zela

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Sinclair, David Braund
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, Diane Braund
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Last modified May 23, 2023 01:08 PM History
Zela (modern Zile, Turkey) was an important ancient city of north-central Asia Minor; Strabo claimed Semiramis had founded the site. Iulius Caesar prevailed in the Battle of Zela against Pharnaces II of The Kingdom of Pontus, coining the phrase "veni, vidi, vici".

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857382

40.3038830899, 35.8901884263
  • Representative Locations:
    • OSM location (unspecified date range) accuracy: +/- 20 meters.
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settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 87 A4 Zela

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Zile


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T. Sinclair, David Braund, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, and Diane Braund, 'Zela: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/857382> [accessed: 25 April 2024]

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