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Avernus (lake)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 08, 2023 09:24 AM History
A volcanic crater lake located in the Phlegraean Fields, Lake Avernus served a major ritual role for ancient Romans and Greeks as they viewed it as an entrance to Hades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Avernus L.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Lago Averno

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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Avernus (lake): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 06 December 2023]

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