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Bactra/Zariaspa

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified May 14, 2019 10:12 AM History
An ancient city of what is now northern Afghanistan. Bactra/Zariaspa (modern Balkh) was a center of Zoroastrianism.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/961886

36.7615135, 66.9006005
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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 G2 Bactra/Zariaspa

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Balkh AFG


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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, R. Talbert, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Bactra/Zariaspa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/961886> [accessed: 25 June 2019]

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