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Takrit/Birta

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: Claudia Horst, 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 Dec 14, 2017 11:02 AM History
Ancient Birta (or Birtha) was a fortress on the Tigris river that may have been established by Alexander the Great.

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/894099

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 E3 Takrit/Birta

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Tikrit

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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, Claudia Horst, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Takrit/Birta: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/894099> [accessed: 19 September 2020]

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