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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Roaf, E.J. Keall
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 Jan 17, 2021 11:40 AM History
An important region of ancient Iran located between the Caspian Sea and the Harborz Mons.

37.1, 56.3
    • Gurgan (Middle Persian, unspecified date range)
    • Ὑρκανία (Hyrkanía: Ancient Greek, 330 BC - 30 BC)
    • varkāna (Varkana: Ca. 600-400 B.C. Persian, Old, unspecified date range)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 96 C2 Varkana/Hyrcania/Gurgan

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: IRN/TKM.

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M. Roaf, E.J. Keall, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Varkana/Hyrcania/Gurgan: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 28 May 2024]

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