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Albus Portus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Apr 22, 2022 03:36 PM History
Albus Portus is attested on the Antonine Itinerary and refers to a mansio located between Carteia and Mellaria. Modern scholarship places it at the site of the now-demolished 16th-century Torre de San García at modern Algeciras in Spain.

36.1070413, -5.4335897

tower (single), station (road or coastal)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 26 E5 Albus Portus

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Torre de S. García near Algeciras

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Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Albus Portus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 24 February 2024]

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