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Nesis (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: N. Purcell Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 09, 2018 07:58 PM History
A volcanic islet of the Phlegraean Islands archipelago, Nesis was in antiquity the site of many elite seaside villas.

40.795278, 14.163333
    • Nesis (unspecified date range)
    • Nisida (Italian, modern)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Nesis Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Nisida

Porto Paone on the isle of Nisida is believed to be Odysseus' port of the Cyclops, but two other possibilities are the islands of Marettimo and Faraglioni.

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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Arthur De Graauw, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Nesis (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 01 June 2023]

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