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Minius (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.W. Haley
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 09, 2018 08:22 PM History
Minius fl. (modern Minho River) is a river of Galicia in the Iberian peninsula. Its ancient name likely derives from minius, the Latin term for cinnabar, and thus its name is, essentially, 'red river'.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/236544

41.95665905, -8.75447955
  • Minius (Latin, 30 BC - AD 640)
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river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 24 C2 Minius fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Minho/Miño POR/SPN


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E.W. Haley, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Minius (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/236544> [accessed: 15 December 2018]

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