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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: David Braund
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Mar 28, 2016 07:33 PM History
Tzon/Tzur (modern Derbent, Russia) was also known in antiquity as Darband, an ancient city in Dāḡestān on the western shore of the Caspian Sea.

42.05778135, 48.2967024
  • Tzon (AD 300 - AD 640)
  • Tzur (AD 300 - AD 640)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 88 G2 Tzon/Tzur

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Derbent/Darband RUS

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David Braund, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, and Tom Elliott, 'Tzon/Tzur: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 20 March 2019]

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