Pleiades (الثريا للمواقع الأثرية القديمة)

A community built georeferenced database of ancient places around the world with a coverage of Greek and Roman world, and expanding to cover all other periods, providing open access research for users supporting also search engines.

License: The copyright remains with the individual contributors, while the Pleiades content is distributed under a CC-BY license.

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Additional Info

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Maintainer Plone and Python
Last Updated February 19, 2021, 15:56 (GMT)
Created April 13, 2020, 14:53 (BST)
Project URL
Project principal and co-investigators

Roger Bagnall (Senior Editor)

Richard Talbert (Senior Editor)

Tom Elliott (Managing Editors)

Lindsay Holman (Managing Editors)

Jeffrey Becker (Associate Editor)

Sarah Bond (Associate Editor)

Sean Gillies (Associate Editor)

Ryan Horne (Associate Editor)

Gabe Moss (Associate Editor)

Adam Rabinowitz (Associate Editor)

Elizabeth Robinson (Associate Editor)

Brian Turner (Associate Editor)

Project team

Stefano Costa (Reviewer)

Arthur De Graauw (Reviewer)

Stuart Dunn (Reviewer)

and other individual contributors

Müge Durusu (Reviewer)

Noah Kaye (Reviewer)

Gabriel McKee (Reviewer)

Charlotte Tupman (Reviewer)

Scott Vanderbilt (Reviewer)

Valeria Vitale (Reviewer)

Project start date 2000-01-01
Project status Ongoing
Project funder

National Endowment for the Humanities (Grant numbers: HK-230973-15, PA-51873-06, PX-50003-08, and PW-50557-10)

Ancient World Mapping Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ross Scaife

The Stoa Consortium

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University

Citation information

Pleiades team, (2020), Search the 37,127 places., (Last accessed 19/04/2020)

Time Periods Roman, Nabataean, Byzantine
Data type Databases, Scientific and statistical data formats, Text - Other, Images Map