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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 16, 2015 08:06 PM 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
  • Bactra (550 BC - AD 300)
  • Baktra (Ancient Greek, 330 BC - AD 226)
  • Balḫ (Modern Standard Arabic, 2000 BC - AD 2000)
  • Balḫ (Modern Persian, 2000 BC - AD 2000)
  • Baḫl (Middle Persian, AD 300 - AD 640)
  • Bāxtri (540 BC - 330 BC)
  • Bāḫtri (Ca. 600-400 B.C. Persian, Old, 540 BC - 330 BC)
  • Lan-shih (Chinese, 30 BC - AD 226)
  • Zaraspadum (30 BC - AD 300)
  • Zariaspa (330 BC - AD 300)
  • Zariaspa (Ancient Greek, 540 BC - 140 BC)
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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, 2015 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/961886> [accessed: 22 September 2018]

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