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Circeii 1

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 24, 2020 04:36 PM History
Circeii received a Latin colony ca. 390 B.C. The remains on the site include an enclosure wall built in polygonal masonry. "Circeii 1" refers to the earlier Roman colony founded at the eastern side of Monte Circeo. The settlement eventually moved to the western side of the peninsula.

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/432782

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 D3 Circeii 1

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: S. Felice Circeo


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N. Purcell, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Circeii 1: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432782> [accessed: 29 September 2020]

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Jeffrey Becker
Jeffrey Becker says:
Feb 01, 2012 04:15 PM

It seems that Circeii need some disambiguation (currently "Circeii 1" and "Circeii 2"). I am guessing that Circeii 1 refers to the polygonal enceinte on the promontory and Circeii 2 to the Roman colony. How best to clarify?

Tom Elliott
Tom Elliott says:
Feb 06, 2012 09:27 AM

Jeff: though I don't know the sites myself, that's how I read things too, based on what's said in BAtlas, its directory, Smith (who is easy to get at online), and the Neue Pauly. I'd suggest checking out the place resources for each and adding something to each in the description field that clarifies. The Wikipedia article at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circeii seems to have it right (at least from what I can gather at this distance). Adding a reference to it from both of the entries in Pleiades would help users understand what's going on. What do you think?