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Summary

Greek Opis, Akkadian Upî or Upija.

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Battle of Opis in 539 BC

The Battle of Opis in Centram Mesopotamia.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Upi/upija was an ancient Babylonian city near the River Tigris identified with Tall al-Mujailāt /Tulūl al-Mujaili mound.

See:

  1. Peter Högelmann and Kai Buschmann, "Östlicher Mittelmeerraum. Das achämenische Westreich von Kyros bis Xerxes (547–479/8 v. Chr.)," in Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, B IV 23, 1986.