Personal tools
Photos

Loading...

Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):

pleiades:depicts=897975989

or this one to mark objects found here:

pleiades:findspot=897975989
Related Content from Pelagios

Loading...

You are here: Home Ancient Places Khosr River

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

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
tags:
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.

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/897975989

36.3586329, 43.1592036

river, drainage

Pleiades


Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

Jamie Novotny, 'Khosr River: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/897975989> [accessed: 12 July 2020]

            {{cite web |url=https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/897975989 |title=Places: 897975989 (Khosr River) |author=Novotny, J. |accessdate=July 12, 2020 12:04 pm |publisher=Pleiades}}