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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).
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A Roman limes fortress located in Mesopotamia, along the Khabur river, near the point where it flows into the Euphrates.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 B2 Circesium/Qarquza/Habora/Phaliga?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: al-Busaira SYR. The Notitia Dignitatum indicate that the garrison force was Legio IV Parthica in the time of Diocletian.

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Circesium/Qarquza/Habora/Phaliga?: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 04 October 2023]

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