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Aenaria/Pithekoussai (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jun 27, 2017 10:23 AM History
Aenaria/Pithekoussai Ins. (modern Ischia) is a volcanic island located in the northern part of the Bay of Naples.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432648

40.722721075, 13.8914769375
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island

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 E4 Aenaria/Pithekoussai Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ischia.

The acropolis of Monte Vico has Bronze Age settlement remains and Euboean Greeks established a colonial settlement on the island in the eighth century BC. An inscribed cup ("Nestor's Cup" ca. 730 BC) was discovered on the island in 1953 and represents important early evidence for the Greek alphabet.


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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Aenaria/Pithekoussai (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432648> [accessed: 21 April 2018]

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