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Wall of Media

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, St J. Simpson
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 02, 2016 08:27 AM History
The Wall of Media, also known as Mēdías teîchos or the Wall of Semiramis, at Habl as-Sahr is mentioned by Xenophon in the Anabasis as a defensive ditch at the Euphrates built on the orders of Artaxerxes in the fifth century BC.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/896945

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 91 F4

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Teichos Medias, at Habl as-Sahr


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M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Wall of Media: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/896945> [accessed: 23 February 2018]

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