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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
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Last modified Nov 30, 2021 05:56 PM 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.

33.5, 44.5


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, 2021 <> [accessed: 27 September 2022]

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