Anbar overview
Other name(s) Pirisbora
Modern name(s) Tell Anbar
Region Mesopotamia
Section Upper Mesopotamia
Latitude 33.34566189 N suggest info
Longitude 43.56045287 E
Status Accurate location
Info Originally called Massice and Fairuz Sapur, the town was destroyed by the Roman emperor Julian in 363 AD. Later rebuilt, it was known as Anbar ("Stores"), and served as a haven for Jews fleeing Sassanian persecution the 588, and became a Jewish center. Later Anbar was the residence of the Abbasid caliphs from the beginning of the caliphate in 750 until they founded Baghdad in 762 AD.
time frame from 350 CE to 363 CE (NC)
Abbasid Caliphate
time frame from 750 CE to 762 CE (NC)
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33.345662, 43.560453 === 33.345662 N, 43.560453 E === 33° 20' 44.4" N, 43° 33' 37.6" E
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Nearest sites Tell Anbar, circa 14.8 km (9.2 mi) east
Pumbedita, circa 17.8 km (11.1 mi) east
Nehardea, circa 27.6 km (17.2 mi) west
Abu Gubur, Abu Qubur, circa 51.1 km (31.8 mi) east
Akkad, Agade, circa 56.9 km (35.3 mi) south-east
Tell Abu Shijar, circa 58.4 km (36.3 mi) east
Tell al-Abyad, circa 58.7 km (36.5 mi) east
Dur-Kurigalzu, Aqar Quf, circa 59.6 km (37.1 mi) east
Sippar, Zimbir, Tell Abu Habbah, circa 71.8 km (44.6 mi) south-east
Ishan Abu Amud, circa 64.3 km (40 mi) east
Ukhaidir, circa 100.7 km (62.6 mi) south
Tell es-Sawwan, circa 91.9 km (57.1 mi) north-east
Kharaib el-Qadisiya, Al-Qatul, circa 91.1 km (56.6 mi) north-east
Abu Qubur, circa 65 km (40.4 mi) east
Hirba Jarura, circa 78.3 km (48.7 mi) west
Ishan Abu Ajaj, circa 80 km (49.7 mi) south-east
Tell Jawan IV, circa 72.8 km (45.2 mi) east
Imam Jadir, circa 92.8 km (57.7 mi) north-east
Tell Jawan I, circa 73.6 km (45.7 mi) east
Tell Jawan II, circa 73.5 km (45.7 mi) east
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Database ID 1550, created 8 Oct 2010, 19:30, Last changed 17 Oct 2011, 09:25