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Sbeitla is a city in north-central Tunisia. Nearby are the Roman ruins of Sufetula, containing the best preserved Forum temples in Tunisia. It was the entry point of the Muslim conquest of North Africa and south of Europe.

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Google previewThe Romans For Dummies (2011)

by Guy de la Bedoyere

Sbeitla is a good day trip from the coast, and you have to drive across the desert to get there. Because the town is so remote, it's escaped the worst ravages of time, and so, amazingly, the temples of its capital are largely intact, surrounded by ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Architecture: R-S (1887)

by Architectural Publication Society

Over the river Sbeitla is a modern bridge and aqueduct of four arches. These ruins are now under the care of the COMMISSION DES MoNUMENTS HISTORIQUES of France; GRAHAM, Roman Occupation, etc., in Royal Institute of British ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

Dissension now caused Rommel's overall plan togo astray, forwhile the Deutsches Afrika Korps advanced towardsKasserine and the break through the Dorsale Occidentale, von Arnim waspulling the 10th Panzer Division out of Sbeitla to hold ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

SBEITLA (anc. Sufetula), a ruined city of Tunisia, 66 m. S.W. of Kairawan. Long buried beneath the sand, this is the most beautiful and extensive of the Roman cities in the regency. It stands at the foot of a hill by a river, here perennial ...

Google previewThe Oxford Classical Dictionary (2012)

by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow

Sbeitla), a town of the High Plateaux in central Tunisia, stands at a major cross- roads, especially of the *Theveste–Thenae and Thelepte–*Hadrumetum highways. A Flavian *municipium founded on a virgin site probably c.AD 75, Sufetula has ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1902)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

Two days' joumey westward are the ruins of Ammcedara, abbreviated to Haidra, where Roman work is not remarkable either for design or construction ; and two days' journey southward lies Sufetula, corrupted by the Arabs into Sbeitla.

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1903)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Sufetula: see Sbeitla. Suffavean dynasty 16 44c. Suffeed Koh : See Safed Koh. Suffein ...

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