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Caepionis Monu.

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 29, 2016 11:52 PM History
Caepionis Monumentum (Tower of Caepio) was a tower-cum-lighthouse built by the Roman proconsul Quintus Servilius Caepio in 140 BC. The aim was to make the Salmedina reef at the mouth of the river Baitis (Guadalquivir) navigable. The modern toponym is Chipiona.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/256038

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lighthouse, monument

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 26 D5 Caepionis Monu.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Piedra Salmedina? near Chipiona


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Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Caepionis Monu.: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/256038> [accessed: 21 April 2018]

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