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[Samarra]/‘Sumere’

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 05, 2019 02:35 PM History
Site of a powerful Islamic capital that controlled the provinces of the Abbasid Empire extending from Tunisia to Central Asia for a century. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2007.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/894082

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 E3 [Samarra]/‘Sumere’

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Samarra?

Samarra is located on both sides of the River Tigris some 130 km north of Baghdad. The site remains largely unexcavated.


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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, '[Samarra]/‘Sumere’: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/894082> [accessed: 23 September 2020]

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