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Temple of Hera at Foce del Sele

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 Jul 24, 2020 01:23 PM History
A sanctuary at the mouth of the Sele river in Italy with an octastyle temple dedicated to the Argive Hera.

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.

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sanctuary (religious center), temple

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 A4 Hera, T.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Foce del Sele


The sanctuary was constructed around the end of the sixth century BC. An earthquake destroyed the sanctuary in AD 63 and the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius further obscured the site.

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Temple of Hera at Foce del Sele: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 07 August 2020]

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