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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 Jun 13, 2019 12:46 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.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

36.5, -6.5

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, 2019 <> [accessed: 03 June 2020]

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