Cyrene, Libie

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Cyrene
Κυρήνη
Cyrene8.jpg
The ruins o Cyrene
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LocationShahhat, Jabal al Akhdar, Cyrenaica, Libie
RegionJebel Akhdar
Coordinates32°49′30″N 21°51′29″E / 32.82500°N 21.85806°E / 32.82500; 21.85806Coordinates: 32°49′30″N 21°51′29″E / 32.82500°N 21.85806°E / 32.82500; 21.85806
TeepSettlement
History
BiggerColonists frae Thera led bi Battus I
Foondit630 BC
Abandoned4t century AD
PeriodsAirchaic Greece tae Roman Empire
Site notes
Offeecial nameAirchaeological Steid o Cyrene
TeepCultural
Criteriaii, iii, vi
Designatit1982 (6t session)
Reference no.190
RegionArab States

Cyrene (/sˈrn/; Ancient Greek: Κυρήνη, romanised: Kyrēnē) wis an auncient Greek an Roman ceety near present-day Shahhat, Libie.