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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.

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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: 03 April 2020]

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