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Zabas Megas (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, R. Talbert, 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 Jan 31, 2020 11:11 AM History
The Great Zab river originates near Lake Van and flows some 400 km until it joins the Tigris river.

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/894183

36.7036772784, 43.8326375082
  • Nimrud near Zabas Megas (river) (1000 BC - 540 BC)

river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 E1 Zabas Megas/Zapatas?/Lykos? fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Greater Zab IRQ/TKY


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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, R. Talbert, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Zabas Megas (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/894183> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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