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200px thumb left Flag of the Ajuran Sultanate (File:Muzzaffar (Mogadishu area) flag according to 1576 Portuguese map.svg), an influential Somali kingdom that held sway over Baidoa during the Middle Ages. Baidoa and the broader Bay region is home to a number of important ancient sites. Archaeologists have found pre-historic rock art on the city's outskirts, in Buur Heybe.

Bishopric of Dorpat

to exist. Beside Dorpat (Tartu) there were five more stone castles in the Bishopric: * Odenpäh (Otepää) ( ) as the ancient centre of Ugandi and the first stone stronghold of bishopric; * Kirrumpäh (Kirumpää) (''Kirumpää'') and Neuhausen (Vastseliina) (''Vastseliina'') by the important ancient Dorpat–Pleskau (Tartu–Pihkva) road; * Oldentorn (Vana-Kastre) and Warbeke or Caster (Uue-Kastre) by the Emajõgi river which is joining the Dorpat Tartu and the Lake Peipus

San Juan Achiutla

of Mesoamerica. Important ancient centres of the Mixtec include the ancient capital of Tilantongo, as well as the sites of Achiutla (San Juan Achiutla), Cuilapan, Huajuapan (Huamelulpan (archaeological site)), Mitla, Tlaxiaco, Tututepec, Juxtlahuaca, and Yucuñudahui. The Mixtec also made major constructions at the ancient city of Monte Albán (which had originated as a Zapotec (Zapotec civilization) city before the Mixtec gained control of it). The work of Mixtec artisans who produced work in stone (Rock (geology)), wood, and metal were well regarded throughout ancient Mesoamerica. - 175 San Juan Achiutla San Juan Achiutla Tlaxiaco (Tlaxiaco District, Oaxaca) - - 175 San Juan Achiutla San Juan Achiutla Tlaxiaco (Tlaxiaco District, Oaxaca) -


Category:Populated places in Oaxaca Category:Nahuatl words and phrases Category:Populated places established in the 15th century thumb left Monte Albán is regarded as the historical antecedent of the modern city of Oaxaca. (File:Monte Alban temple 2006 08.JPG) There had been Zapotec and Mixtec settlements in valley of Oaxaca for thousands of years, especially in connection with the important ancient centers of Monte Albán and Mitla, which are close to modern Oaxaca city. ref name


connected to a large number of major cities and towns of the island. By road, it is connected to Vavuniya, Dambulla, Puttalam, Trincomalee, Jaffna, Kurunegala and Kandy. Due to its status as a crossroads city, the city is a good base for exploring many important ancient landmarks a short distance away. References Wikipedia:Anuradhapura Commons:Category:Anuradhapura

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

''Becoming Naomi León'' came from a 1997 visit to the Mexican city of Oaxaca (Oaxaca, Oaxaca) to an annual Christmastime event called the "Night of the Radishes".


into the walls of the church. The most important ancient monument is the old city of Styberra situated on Bedem hill near Čepigovo, in the central region of Pelagonia. As early as the time of the Roman–Macedonian wars, this city was known as a base from which the Macedonian king Perseus of Macedon set out to conquer the Penestian cities. An important site in the area is Bela Crkva (Bela Crkva, Republic of Macedonia), west of Styberra, where the town of Alkomenai


;– discharged soldiers – of the army of Augustus, who founded the city; the name ''Mérida'' is an evolution of this) by order of Emperor Augustus (Caesar Augustus), to protect a pass and a bridge over the Guadiana river. The city became the capital of Lusitania province (Roman province), and one of the most important cities in the Roman empire. Mérida preserves more important ancient Roman monuments (Roman architecture) than any other city in Spain (including a Roman


''Welcome to Sarajevo'' scenes. Heraclea Lyncestis Heraclea Lyncestis ( from the city center. The covered bazaar Left thumb 250px The Monastir bazaar in 1914 (File:Bitola.1914 01.jpg) Situated

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