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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 05, 2019 02:22 PM History
The ancient city of Babylon began as an Akkadian city-state founded by Amorites in 1894 B.C. The city was also the seat of the Neo-Babylonian Empire from 608 to 539 B.C.

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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urban area, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 F5 Babylon

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tell Amran

Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site on 5 July 2019.

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, and Ryan Horne, 'Babylon: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 05 July 2020]

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