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Dura Europos [now Qal‛at as Sāliḩīyah.]locked

  • Malcolm A. R. Colledge,
  • Joseph Gutmann
  •  and Andrew R. Seager

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Site of a Hellenistic and Roman walled city in eastern Syria, on a plateau between two gorges on the west bank of the middle Euphrates. The name combines elements that are Semitic (Dura) and Macedonian Greek (Europos). Dura Europos was founded by the Seleucids in the late ...

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