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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 31, 2020 09:29 PM History
A Roman limes fortress located in Mesopotamia, along the Khabur river, near the point where it flows into the Euphrates.

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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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: 24 September 2020]

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