Personal tools


Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):


or this one to mark objects found here:


Related Content from Pelagios


You are here: Home Ancient Places Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small
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 Mar 21, 2023 10:04 AM History
An ancient settlement of the Sallentini in Apulia. Legendary history held that this was the spot where Aeneas first landed in Italy, thus the assignation 'Limen Aphrodites' or 'Portus Veneris'.

40.0043142715, 18.4282030797

settlement, port, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 H4 Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Castro

Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 09 June 2023]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 442536 (Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites) |author=Edlund Berry, I., A. Small |accessdate=June 9, 2023 7:31 am |publisher=Pleiades}}