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Artakene

a Pleiades name resource

Creators: M. Roaf, T. Sinclair, S.E. Kroll, St J. Simpson
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Last modified Dec 18, 2018 11:47 AM History
Toponym used by Strabo.

Artakene

Ἀρτακηνὴ

Greek (ancient)

geographic name

accurate

complete

Less certain

  • Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) (confident)

Evidence:
Citation:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 89 G4 Arbela/Arba-ilu

The toponym Artakene seems to occur only in Strabo (16.1.4). The apparatus criticus to Hamilton's (1903) edition of Strabo offers suggestions about how the singleton toponym might be best interpreted.