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Pontiae (islands)

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 04, 2016 05:29 PM History
An archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the west coast of Italy.

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.

40.8875798, 13.0802217

archipelago, island group

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 C4 Pontiae Inss.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ponza

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N. Purcell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Pontiae (islands): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 14 July 2020]

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Jeffrey Becker
Jeffrey Becker says:
Jan 19, 2013 12:05 PM

Two more islands are included in the modern archipelago - Gavi and Santo Stefano - is it worthwhile / advisable to add locations to Pleiades for these, even if there are no explicit ancient world references to them?