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    Re: A key to the sketch map in "The geographical Lore..." of J.K. Wright (p. 245)
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2010 May 14, 14:09 -0400
    Dear all - 

    I've posted two spreadsheets to:


    One is just a list of the latitude and longitude and place names as they appear in J K Wright's article.   The second one is a fit between the coordinates in the tables to the modern values, filtering out a number of places.   I can go into the methodology, if anyone is interested.   I'm posting it on a website, because of the problem of large attachments, etc.


    John H. 

    On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Apache Runner <apacherunner@gmail.com> wrote:
    Vladimir - 

    Brilliant!   You may have solved my problem.    many thanks.

    I'll try to scan a copy and send it to you.

    John H. 

    On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Vladimir Uvarov <v.a.uvarov@rambler.ru> wrote:

    May be one of two "Aleufa" is indeed "Alcufa", i.e. the mistake was done in the copy. Alcufa is probably al-Kufah, a city in Iraq about 170 km south of Baghdad.
    The modern longitude of al-Kufah is 44;24 E, i.e. approximately as modern Baghdad longitude - 44;25 E.

    Could you please send me the copy of J.K. Wright article?

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