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Scombraria (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: P.O. Spann
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 05, 2022 05:37 PM History
Ancient Scombraria has been identified with the modern Isla de Escombreras at the entrance to the bay of Cartagena. Strabo reports that the island's name is derived from the mackerel harvested there that are in turn used to manufacture garum.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 27 E4 Scombraria Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Escombrera Is.

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P.O. Spann, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Scombraria (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 07 June 2023]

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