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Avernus L.

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: 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 Jan 08, 2020 11:42 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.

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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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 L.: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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