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Fortunatae Insulae? (Madeira Islands)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R. Talbert, Brian Z. Lund, Mary E. Downs, M. Joann McDaniel
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, M. Euzennat, Ryan Horne, Tom Elliott, J. Desanges
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 29, 2016 02:09 PM History
The modern, Portugeuse archipelago of Madeira seems to have been identified by some ancient authors with the "Fortunatae Insulae" or "Blessed Islands".

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/22059127

32.651111, -16.909722
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archipelago, island group, island

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 1a A2 Fortunatae? Inss.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Madeira


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R. Talbert, Brian Z. Lund, Mary E. Downs, M. Joann McDaniel, Jeffrey Becker, M. Euzennat, Ryan Horne, Tom Elliott, and J. Desanges, 'Fortunatae Insulae? (Madeira Islands): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/22059127> [accessed: 16 July 2018]

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