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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
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 Feb 28, 2019 08:40 AM History
A region and Persian satrapy located in the area of the modern Afghan province of Herat.

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.

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  • Areia (330 BC - AD 640)
  • Aria (330 BC - AD 640)
  • Arii (550 BC - AD 300)

region, satrapy

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 B4 Ar(e)ia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Satrapy/province of Herat AFG

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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Ar(e)ia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 01 June 2020]

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