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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).
Last modified Aug 02, 2020 11:50 AM History
An important city of Magna Graecia, Metapontum was located on the Gulf of Tarentum. The Achaeans were responsible for its foundation, perhaps as early as the eighth century B.C.

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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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 E4 Metapontum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Metaponto

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, DARMC, Jonathan Weiland, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Metapontum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 13 August 2020]

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