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Altar of Hieron II

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Oct 25, 2020 12:13 AM History
A monumental altar built around the third century B.C. that was probably dedicated to Zeus Eleutherios. Remains of the altar are located in the archaeological area of Neapolis in Syracuse, Sicily.

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sanctuary (religious center), architectural complex


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Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Altar of Hieron II: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 28 September 2023]

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