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Poseidonia/Paestum

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 Apr 27, 2020 10:40 AM History
A major Greco-Roman center of south Italy, Poseidonia/Paestum was originally founded by Greeks from Sybaris in the seventh century BC, who named the settlement Poseidonia. After the Pyrrhic war, the city became a Latin colony named Paestum ca. 273 BC.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442733

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 45 B4 Poseidonia/Paestum

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Paestum


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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, Robert B Camp, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Alex Biad, Jeffrey Becker, Adam Rabinowitz, Tom Elliott, DARMC, John Muccigrosso, Keri Lynne Porter, Noura Alavi, R. Talbert, and Levi Noble, 'Poseidonia/Paestum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/442733> [accessed: 24 May 2020]

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