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Xyniae

Xyniae or Xyniai was an ancient city in Achaea Phthiotis, Ancient Thessaly, in Greece. In the Middle Ages, it was known as Ezeros. The city was located on the Western slopes of the mountains Rendered, 4 km South-West of the modern village Xyniada ...

Zakros

Zakros is a site on the eastern coast of the island of Crete, Greece, containing ruins from the Minoan civilization. The site is often known to archaeologists as Zakro or Kato Zakro. It is believed to have been one of the four main administrative ...

Ariaca

Ariaca was a region of Western India beyond Barigaza, mentioned in ancient geographical sources, usually associated with the Western Satraps. According to the Periplus of the Erythraean sea, Ariaca was part of the Kingdom Nambanus, although the W ...

Alexandria Hyphasis

Alexandria Hyphasis was a place on the west bank of the Hyphasis River at which Alexander the Great stopped on 31 Aug 326 BCE. It was on the eastern border of Alexanders empire. It is located in the modern eastern Punjab.

Arikamedu

Arikamedu is an archaeological site in Southern India, in Kakkayanthope, Ariyankuppam Commune, Puducherry. It is 4 kilometres from the capital, Pondicherry of the Indian territory of Puducherry. Sir Mortimer Wheeler in 1945, and Jean-Marie Casal ...

Bachinagudda

Bachinagudda is in Pattadakal, Bagalkot District in Karnataka, about 20 km from Badami, the Pre-Chalukya historical place and Archaeological sites in Karnataka. During 2003-04 and 2004-05 excavations was conducted at the cluster of four mounds, t ...

Brahmagiri archaeological site

Brahmagiri is an archaeological site located in the Chitradurga district of the state of Karnataka, India. "Excavations - Important - Karnataka". Archaeological survey of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 14 March 2008. ...

Chandraketugarh

Chandraketugarh is an archaeological site located beside the Bidyadhari river, about 35 kilometres north-east of Kolkata, India, in the district of North 24 parganas, near the township of Berachampa and the Harua Road railhead. Works between 1957 ...

Chandravalli

Chandravalli is an archaeological site located in the Chitradurga district of the state of Karnataka, India. The region is a valley formed by three hills, Chitradurga, Kirabanakallu and Jolagudda. It is a semi-arid region with scrub vegetation wi ...

Devgad fort

Devgad Fort, also called Janjira Devgad Fort, is a fort located 5 km from Devgad town, in Sindhudurg district, of Maharashtra. This fort is an important fort in Sindhudurg district. The fort is surrounded by sea from three side and to the south i ...

Devtamura

Devtamura is a hill range in South Tripura district of Tripura, India. It is known for an archaeological site of rock sculptures, a panel of carved images, on the bank of Gomati River. The stone images are reported to mark the revival of Brahmani ...

Dhunda fort

Dhunda Fort is located 106 km from Nashik, Nashik district, of Maharashtra.The Dhundya fort is located on a single hillock west of the road from Malegaon to Satana.

Hallur

Hallur is an archaeological site located in the Haveri district, in the Indian state of Karnataka. Hallur, South Indias earliest Iron Age site, lies in a semi-arid region with scrub vegetation, located on the banks of the river Tungabhadra. The s ...

Kuadam

Kuadam was the capital of the ancient Pandian kingdom of the MeenKoodal epoch. The grand old poet and sage Nakkeerar and the Iraiyanaar porulurai mentions that Kuadam was the capital from c.5400 BCE to c.1750 BCE. According to historians, Kuadam ...

Pandu Rajar Dhibi

Pandu Rajar Dhibi is an archaeological site in Ausgram II block in the Sadar North subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was the first Chalcolithic site discovered in West Bengal. The common man believes t ...

Pilak, Tripura

Pilak is an archaeological site in the Santirbazar sub-division of South Tripura district of the Indian state of Tripura. Many images and structures, belonging to Buddhist and Hindu sects, have been discovered here since 1927. The antiquities fou ...

Pratisthan Pur (Jhunsi)

Pratisthan Pur or Pratisthan Puram was capital of the Lunar Dynasty, at present Jhusi, Allahabad. This archeological site has yielded a carbon 14 dating of 7100 BC for its Neolithic levels. Today it lies on the eastern side of Allahabad, across t ...

Sinhapura

Sinhapura was the capital of the legendary Indian king Sinhabahu. It has been mentioned in the Buddhist legends about Prince Vijaya. The name is also transliterated as Sihapura or Singhapura. Location Sinhapura is disputed, with some scholars arg ...

Choara (Parthia)

Choara was a town or village recorded by Greek authors, and was probably the center of the district Choarene. The "Choarene" mentioned by Strabo refers to this town, not the district. It was part of the region Media, until the rise of the Arsacid ...

Abar-Kavad

Abar-Kavad, known in Arabic sources as Abarqubadh and Abazqubadh, was a sub-district in the Sasanian province of Meshan. During the Muslim conquest of Persia, he was protected by some Faylakan. 635 and 637 Abar-Kavad was captured Arab military of ...

Amghishiya

Amghishiya was a Sasanian city or fortress located near the former Lakhmid capital of al-Hira. It was known as a major defensive headquarter. In 633, during the Muslim conquest of Persia, a battle took place in one of its satellite military posts ...

Artemita

Artemita or Artemita in Apolloniatis was a Greek city in what is now eastern Iraq that flourished under the Parthian Empire. Although its precise location is not known, it was located on the major route to Khorasan, between Seleucia and the Zagro ...

Birtha (Thapsacus)

Birtha, was an ancient town to the southeast of Thapsacus, which Ptolemy places in 73° 40′ long., 35° 0′ lat. This place, the same as the Birtha of Hierocles, has been confounded by geographers with the town in Osrhoene, which lies much further t ...

Hamazi

Hamazi or Khamazi was an ancient kingdom or city-state of some importance that reached its peak c. 2500–2400 BC. Its exact location is unknown, but is thought to have been located in the western Zagros mountains roughly between Elam and Assyria, ...

Vahman-Ardashir

Vahman-Ardashir or Bahman-Ardashir, also known as Forat Meshan, was an ancient town and sub-district in the Sasanian province of Meshan, which is situated in present-day southern Iraq.

Kilcavan, County Wicklow

Kilcavan is a townland in South Wicklow approximately 5 Kilometres north-east of Carnew. The area is located at the southern end of the Wicklow Mountains.

Spike Island, County Cork

Spike Island is an island of 103 acres in Cork Harbour, Ireland. Originally the site of a monastic settlement, the island is dominated by an 18th-century star fort named Fort Mitchel. The islands strategic location within the harbour meant it was ...

Acerrae Vatriae

Acerrae Vatriae, is mentioned by Pliny the elder as having been a town of the Sarranates situated in Umbria, but it was already destroyed in his time, and all clue to its position is lost.

Aetna (city)

Aetna, was an ancient city of Sicily, situated at the foot of the mountain of the same name, on its southern declivity. It was originally a Sicelian city, and was called Inessa or Inessum.

Atella

Atella was an ancient Oscan city of Campania, halfway between Naples and Capua. Its ruins are situated between the towns of Orta Di Atella and SantArpino. In Atellana was a form of entertainment of local origin, which influenced the Latin theatre.

Aufina

Aufina was an ancient city of the Vestini, mentioned by Pliny, who enumerates the Aufinates Cismontani among the communities of the Vestini, and states that they were united with the Peltuinates, but whether municipally or locally, is not clear. ...

Cales

Cales was an ancient city of Campania, in todays comune of Calvi Risorta in southern Italy, belonging originally to the Aurunci/Ausoni, on the Via Latina. The Romans captured it in 335 BC and established a colony with Latin rights of 2.500 citize ...

Casinum

Casinum was an ancient town of Italy, probably of Volscian origin. Varro states that the name was Sabine, and meant forum vetus, and also that the town itself was Samnite, but he is probably wrong. When it came under Roman supremacy is not known, ...

Caudium

Caudium was the main city of the ancient Caudini tribe in Samnium situated on the Appian Way between Beneventum to Capua. It or nearby Arpaia became the seat of an early bishopric, which is now a Latin Catholic titular see under both names.

Claternae

Claternae, also called Claterna, was a Roman town on the Via Emilia situated between the coloniae of Bononia and Forum Cornelii. Like many other evenly spaced settlements on the Via Emilia, each at a days march for the legionaries, it probably ar ...

Forum Fulvii

Forum Fulvii was a small but flourishing Ligurian/Celtic first, then Roman settlement on the Via Fulvia, a road of north-west Italy, probably laid out by M. Fulvius Flaccus, consul in 125 BCE, from Dertona to Hasta Pompeia. It has sometimetimes b ...

Fregellae

Fregellae was an ancient town of Latium adiectum, situated on the Via Latina between Aquinum and Frusino, near the left branch of the Liris. It was founded in the beginning of time Opici or Oscans, near modern ARS, and later belonged to Windows. ...

Fulginiae

Fulginiae or Fulginium was an ancient town of Umbria, Italy, on the later line of the Via Flaminia, c. 20 km S of Nuceria. It seems to have been comparatively recent origin, since it had no walls, but, in Imperial times especially, owing to its p ...

Grumentum

Grumentum was an ancient Roman city in the centre of Lucania, in what is now the comune of Grumento Nova, c. 50 km south of Potenza by the direct road through Anxia, and 80 km by the Via Herculia, at the point of divergence of a road eastward to ...

Helorus

Helorus, Heloros, Helorum, or Elorus, was an ancient greek city of Sicily, situated near the east coast, about 40 km south of Syracuse and on the banks of the river of the same name. It is currently an archaeological site in the modern comune of ...

Hybla Gereatis

Hybla Gereatis, was an ancient city of Sicily, located on the southern slope of Mount Etna, not far from the river Symaethus, in the modern comune of Paterno. There were at least three cities named "Hybla" in ancient accounts of Sicily which are ...

Hybla Heraea

Hybla Heraea or Hybla Hera was an ancient city of Sicily, its site is at the modern località of Ibla, in the comune of Ragusa. There were at least three cities named "Hybla" in ancient accounts of Sicily which are often confounded with each other ...

Hybla Major

Hybla Major or Hybla Maior or Hybla Magna – the "Greater Hybla" – was a name used to identify the most important of the ancient cities named Hybla in Sicily.

Inycum

Inycum or Inycus, was an ancient town of Sicily, situated in the southwest of the island, on the river Hypsas. For the ancient site in northwest Sicily, also called Inykon, see Monte Inici It is mostly known from his connection with the mythical ...

Krimisa

Krimisa, Crimisa or Crimissa was a small ancient city in Magna Graecia, probably originating in the 7th century BC, situated in Calabria in the region of Punto Alice. It was inhabited by an indigenous people assimilated by the Greeks.

Labici

Labici or Labicum or Lavicum was an ancient city of Latium, in what is now central Italy, lying in the territory of the modern Monte Compatri, about 20 km SE from Rome, on the northern slopes of the Alban Hills. Exact location of the original cit ...

Lanuvium

Lanuvium, modern Lanuvio, is an ancient city of Latium, some 32 kilometres southeast of Rome, a little southwest of the Via Appia. Located on an isolated hill projecting South from the main mass of the Alban hills, Lanuvium commanded an extensive ...

Motyon

Motyon or Motyum, was a small town or fortress of Sicily, in the territory of Agrigentum. It was besieged in 451 BCE by the Siculian chief Ducetius, and fell into his hands after a battle in which he defeated the Agrigentines and their allies, bu ...

Nola-Croce del Papa

Nola-Croce del Papa was an early Bronze age village discovered in May 2001 in the Campania region near Nola, Italy. The excavation was directed by French archaeologist Claude Albore Livadie, who described the settlement as the "first Pompeii".

Nuraghe Adoni

The Nuraghe Adoni is a Nuragic complex dating back to the Bronze Age located in the municipality of Villanova Tulo in the province of Cagliari. The site is located on a hill at the center of the historic region of Sarcidano. The first excavations ...