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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 08, 2020 10:07 AM History
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A fortress in the vicinity of Til-garimmu fortified by the Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721-705 BC) against Kasku.

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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  • Ellibir (Akkadian, 720 BC - 540 BC)

unlocated, settlement, fort, tower

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Ellibir is an unlocated fortress in the vicinity of Til-garimmu. E. Forrer identified it with the ruin mound of Halbur, which is on the road between Melitene and Sebasteia (approximately between Deliktaṣ and Kangal).

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Jamie Novotny, 'Ellibir: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 27 September 2020]

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