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Icosium

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T.W. Potter
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Gabriel Bodard
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 17, 2019 03:02 PM History
Icosium (modern Algiers) was a Punic and, later, Roman settlement in coastal north Africa. Legend holds that 20 of Herakles' companions founded the original town.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/295276

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 30 F3 Icosium

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Algiers


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T.W. Potter, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Warner, R. Talbert, and Gabriel Bodard, 'Icosium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/295276> [accessed: 08 August 2020]

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