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Meschistha

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: David Braund
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Diane Braund, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jan 11, 2014 10:51 AM History
Meschistha (modern Mtskheta (Georgian: მცხეთა)) is an ancient city in Georgia and was the capital of the Hellenistic kingdom of Iberia. Meschistha became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/863840

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 88 C3 Meschistha

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mtskheta

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David Braund, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Diane Braund, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Meschistha: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2014 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/863840> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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