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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 08, 2018 07:34 AM History
The ancient city of Elea / Velia was said to have been founded by Phocaean Greeks in the sixth century B.C. and then became an ally of Rome in the third century B.C.

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  • Bellias (750 BC - AD 300)
  • Ἐλέα (Elea: Ancient Greek, 750 BC - AD 300)
  • Velia (Latin, 750 BC - AD 300)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 46 B1 Velia/Elea

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Castellamare di Velia

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I.E.M. Edlund Berry, A.M. Small, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, and R. Talbert, 'Velia/Elea: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 28 March 2020]

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