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Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small
Contributors: DARMC, 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 Nov 30, 2021 05:56 PM 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'.

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settlement, port

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

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Castro

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Castrum Minervae/Athenaion/Limen Aphrodites: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 27 May 2022]

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