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[Basra]

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke
Contributors: P. Flensted Jensen, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, 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 20, 2017 12:32 PM History
An Arabian city of lower Mesopotamia, located some 420 km south-east of Baghdad.

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/912821

30.503217, 47.820635
  • Ardašir (unspecified date range)
  • Ardašīr (Modern Persian, unspecified date range)
  • Basra (AD 300 - AD 640)
  • Basra (German, AD 1683 - AD 2000)
  • Basra (English, AD 1683 - AD 2000)
  • Bassorah (French, modern)
  • Baṣra (AD 632 - AD 750)
  • al-Baṣra (Modern Standard Arabic, 1200 BC - AD 2000)
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settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 93 D3 [Basra]

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Old Basra IRQ


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A. Hausleiter, M. Roaf, St J. Simpson, R. Wenke, P. Flensted Jensen, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, '[Basra]: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/912821> [accessed: 04 August 2020]

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