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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.G. Poulter Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 01, 2022 11:47 AM History
Tomis was founded as a Greek colony on the Black Sea coast ca. 600 B.C.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 22 F4 Tomis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Constanţa

Augustus exiled the Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso to Tomis in A.D. 8. Ovid would write the lamentations Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto at Tomis and died there in A.D. 17.

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A.G. Poulter, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Tomis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 09 December 2023]

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