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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.G. Poulter
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 14, 2020 11:04 PM History
Tomis was founded as a Greek colony on the Black Sea coast ca. 600 B.C.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • Tomis (550 BC - AD 640)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 22 F4 Tomis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Constanţa

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

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A.G. Poulter, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Tomis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 03 July 2020]

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