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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: P.O. Spann
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Javier Martínez Jiménez
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Last modified Jan 06, 2019 11:51 AM History
Lucentum was a Phoenician and then Roman settlement in Tarraconensis that was largely abandoned after the third century.

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 27 E3 Lucentum

The settlement includes archaeological evidence of a temple as well as public spaces (forum and curia) in addition to necropoleis that continued in use into the seventh century. The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: in or near Alicante.

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P.O. Spann, DARMC, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Javier Martínez Jiménez, 'Lucentum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 25 September 2020]

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