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Poseidonia/Paestum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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A major Greco-Roman center of south Italy, Poseidonia/Paestum was originally founded by Greeks from Sybaris in the seventh century BC, who named the settlement Poseidonia. After the Pyrrhic war, the city became a Latin colony named Paestum ca. 273 BC.

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442733

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 B4 Poseidonia/Paestum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Paestum


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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, Robert B Camp, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, John Muccigrosso, Jeffrey Becker, Adam Rabinowitz, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Alex Biad, Keri Lynne Porter, Noura Alavi, R. Talbert, and Levi Noble, 'Poseidonia/Paestum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442733> [accessed: 25 August 2016]

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