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Misenum (promontory)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 16, 2020 01:40 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.

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 (promontory): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 27 September 2023]

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