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Alcántara Bridge

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp
Contributors: R. Talbert, Jean Luc PIROUX, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
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Last modified May 03, 2019 01:41 PM History
A six-span stone bridge over the Tagus river, also known as the Puente Trajan.

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.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 26 D2

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: at Alcántara, over R. Tajo. Designed by Gaius Julius Lacer, it was completed after 102 A.D. and remains in use.

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Jr., F.H. Stanley, R.C. Knapp, R. Talbert, Jean Luc PIROUX, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Alcántara Bridge: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 24 May 2020]

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