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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: David Braund
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Diane Braund, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 13, 2020 09:29 AM 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.

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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  • 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, 2020 <> [accessed: 29 September 2020]

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