Novgorod

Key Facts Location 56° 20' N, 44° 0′ E Original Name Ninevah Year Founded 760/770 Founders  Khagan Bek Aaron (Rurik) 760-800 Location Function   New Capital of the Khazars…

Odessa

Key Facts Location 46° 28' N, 30° 44′ E Original Name Samara Year Founded 531 Founders  Obadiah, 1st Khagan Bek (532-590) Location Function   New capital of exiled Sarmatian…

Scythopolis

Key Facts Location 41° 54' N, 12° 30′ E Original Name Beit She'an Year Founded 5th Century BCE Founders  Hellenized Phoenicians Location Function   "White City of Prophecy" -…

Buddha

Key Facts Other names Siddhārtha Gautama Year of origin 540 BCE Location  India Parent(s) Partner(s) Children Aspect(s) Major Centre(s) Period of…

Jerusalem

Key Facts Location 31° 47' N, 35° 13′ E Original Name UrShalim Year Founded 1550 BCE Founders  Priests from Ugarit Location Function   Small Temple and priest community, later…

Ur

Key Facts Location 41° 54' N, 12° 30′ E Original Name Ur Year Founded 2900 BCE Founders  Sumerians Location Function   Sacred Temple city to Nanna --Mother of the Gods…

Ugarit

 Key Facts Location 35° 36' N, 35° 47′ E Original Name Year Founded 3200 BCE Founders  King of Ebla Location Function   Main port of Ebla Etymology Unknown…

Tarsus

 Key Facts Location 41° 54' N, 12° 30′ E Original Name Tar-Sar Year Founded Founders  Location Function   Etymology Name Change Year Changed…

Carthage

 Key Facts Location 36° 51' N, 10° 19′ E Original Name Carthage Year Founded 1323 BCE Founders  Queen Tharyelli and Phoenician exiles from Ugarit Location Function   New…