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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.

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/961886

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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: 07 June 2020]

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