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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).
Last modified Jun 28, 2016 09:10 PM History
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.


Place Comitium of Poseidonia/Paestum by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jun 28, 2016 05:48 PM
The comitium is a component of a monumental forum complex constructed at Paestum after the city became a Latin colony in 273 B.C.
Place Temple of Hera I (the "Basilica") by Noura Alavi — last modified Jun 28, 2016 08:28 PM
An Archaic Doric temple probably dedicated to Hera in the central urban sanctuary of Paestum/Poseidonia.
Place Underground Shrine by Keri Lynne Porter — last modified Jun 28, 2016 07:48 PM
A small, underground tomb-like structure located in the agora of Paestum, thought to be either a shrine or a heroon.

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 B4 Poseidonia/Paestum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Paestum

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Edlund Berry, I., A. Small. "Places: 442733 (Poseidonia/Paestum)". Pleiades. <> [Accessed: June 30, 2016 6:58 pm]

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