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LC control no.n 85334076
Geographic headingPalmyra
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See alsoTadmur (Syria)
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Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Tadmur (Syria)
Heading is applicable before 635. After 634, use: Tadmur (Syria)
Found inGawlikowski, M., Les principia de Dioclétien, 1984 (Palmyre)
Städte der Wüste, 1981: t.p. (Palmyra)
BGN (Palmyra, archaeological site, 34 33'N 38 17'E; this is the conventional spelling; the Arabic spelling is Tadmur; not a variant)
Web. geo., p. 916 (Palmyra: Tadmor or Tamar; ruined city, Syria)
Encyclopedia Britannica, v. VII, p. 703 (Palmyra; ancient Syrian city ... the name Palmyra is the Greek and Latin form of Tadmor)
World book encyclopedia, v. 15, p. 92 (Palmyra)
Oxford classical dictionary, p. 772 (Palmyra (Aramaic Tadmor))
Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites, pp. 667-669 (Palmyra (Tadmor))
Browning, I. Palmyra, c1979: t.p. (Palmyra) p. 9 (name Tadmor is attested as early as 19th cent. B.C.) p. 10 (known to Romans as Palmyra; incorporated into Roman province of Syria in ca. 17 A.D.) p. 50 (with Islam town reverted to its ancient name Tadmor; surrendered to Khalid ibn al Walid in 634)