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Morgantina

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 29, 2016 06:47 AM History
An indigenous Sicilian site founded by the Morgeti, according to Strabo, Morgantina was eventually defeated by Syracuse and thus, in turn, passed into Roman hegemony in the third century BC.

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462372

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ekklesiasterion, settlement, theatre, theater

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 E4 Morgantina

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Serra Orlando (contra Manni 1981, 204-205)

 
In the twentieth century the site has been the locus of excavations carried out by a series of academic missions, including those of Princeton University, the University of Illionois, Wesleyan University, and the University of Virginia.

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R.J.A. Wilson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Morgantina: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462372> [accessed: 29 August 2016]

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