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ID: 7032863
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Iunci (deserted settlement)  Iunci (deserted settlement)

Note: Located 45 km S of Sfax and 10 km SE of Mahar├Ęs, the site extends for nearly 3 km along the shore; mounds of ruins are dominated by a fortress. It was first documented in the 1st century BCE, existing through the period of the Empire; mentioned in the lists of bishops attending the councils of 411 and 523. It played a strategic role when enclosed by a citadel during the Byzantine period.

Names:
Iunci (preferred,C,V)
Younga (C,V)
Macomades Minores (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tunisia (nation)  ........  Tunisia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sfax (governorate)  ............  Sfax (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Iunci (deserted settlement)  ................  Iunci (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)
episcopal see (H)
Early Christian (H)
Imperial (Roman) (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Iunci..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 236
..............  Perseus Digital Library (2000-)
..............  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Macomades Minores..........  [VP]
................................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 236
................................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-)
Younga..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 236
.................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 236
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Perseus Digital Library (2000-)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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