Sura overview
Other name(s) Suriya
Modern name(s) Sura
Region Mesopotamia
Section Upper Mesopotamia
Latitude 35.89882527 N suggest info
Longitude 38.77980694 E
Status Accurate location
Info Roman frontier fortress against the Parthians.
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35.898825, 38.779807 === 35.898825 N, 38.779807 E === 35° 53' 55.8" N, 38° 46' 47.3" E
University of Uppsala
The Department of Linguistics and Philology is a part of the Faculty of Languages, and therefore within the Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is responsible for research and education in African and Asian languages and cultures, the European classical languages, as well as linguistics and computational linguistics.
Olof Pedersén
Professor in Assyriology. His research has treated different central aspects of the use of written documentation within the older cultures in the Ancient Near East and the relation between the written and the material historical evidence.
Nearest sites Tell Thadayain, circa 7.2 km (4.4 mi) south-west
Kallinikon, Calinicum., Leontopolis, Ar-Raqqah, circa 22.8 km (14.2 mi) east
Tuttul, Callinicum, Rakkah, Tell Bi'a, circa 24.9 km (15.5 mi) east
Sergiopolis, Resafa, circa 30.1 km (18.7 mi) south
Tell Fray, circa 36 km (22.4 mi) west
Tell es-Saman Sharqi, circa 39 km (24.2 mi) north-east
Tell es-Saman, circa 39.5 km (24.5 mi) north-east
Dibsi Faraj, circa 48.2 km (29.9 mi) west
Tell es-Sawwan, circa 56.6 km (35.1 mi) north-east
Tell es-Sweyhat, Jebel Aruda, circa 57.3 km (35.6 mi) north-west
Emar, Barbalissus, Tell Meskene, circa 61 km (37.9 mi) west
Tell Halawa, circa 65.9 km (41 mi) west
Ekalte, Tall Munbaqa, circa 68.5 km (42.5 mi) north-west
Azu, Tell Hadidi, circa 69.7 km (43.3 mi) north-west
Habuba Kabira, circa 71.5 km (44.5 mi) west
Jebel Aruda, Tell es-Sweyhat, circa 71.7 km (44.5 mi) north-west
Tell Sabi Abyad, circa 72.9 km (45.3 mi) north-east
Basiru, circa 74.1 km (46.1 mi) north-west
Tell Qitar, Til-Abnu, circa 76.2 km (47.3 mi) north-west
El-Kowm, Al-Kowm, circa 79 km (49.1 mi) south
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Database ID 3544, created 10 Sep 2012, 21:00, Last changed 19 Jun 2016, 13:39