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Khosr River

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 08, 2018 06:02 AM History
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The Khosr River was a tributary of the Tigris River that ran directly through the center of the Assyrian city Nineveh. The Neo-Assyrian king Sennacherib reinforced its banks with large stone blocks to prevent it from flooding or damaging the citadel wall.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Khosr River: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/897975989> [accessed: 26 April 2018]

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