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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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A Greek city at the easternmost point of the Italian peninsula that sided against Rome in both the Pyrrhic and Hannibalic wars. In the time of the Roman Empire the city was located in the province of Calabria and was an embarkation point for ships leaving for Apollonia across the Adriatic Sea.

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settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 H4 Hydruntum/Hydrous

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Otranto

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Hydruntum/Hydrous: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 24 June 2022]

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