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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.V. Harris Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 29, 2019 04:27 AM History
A port city founded by colonists from Syracuse in 387 BC.

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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  • Ancon (550 BC - AD 640)
  • Ancona (Latin, 30 BC - AD 300)
  • Ancone (Latin, AD 300 - AD 640)
  • Ἀγκών (Angkon: Ancient Greek, 30 BC - AD 300)

urban area, settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 42 F1 Ancon(a)

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ancona

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W.V. Harris, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Ancon(a): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 11 July 2020]

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