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Misenum Pr.

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 Dec 26, 2016 03:17 PM History
A promontory that sheltered the ancient Portus Julius, the harborage of the Roman western imperial fleet. The feature takes its name from Misenus, one of the sailors aboard Aeneas' ship.

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.

40.77771, 14.08941

cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Misenum Pr.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Capo di Miseno

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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Misenum Pr.: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 30 September 2020]

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