Agragas

a Pleiades name resource

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A toponym used by Pliny the Elder.

Agragas

Agragas

Latin

geographic name

accurate

complete

Certain

  • Archaic (Greco-Roman; 750-550 BCE/BC) (confident)
  • Classical (Greco-Roman; 550 BC-330 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Greek, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) (confident)
  • Roman Early Empire-Late Antique (30 BC – AD 640) (confident)

Pleiades

Pliny the Elder identifies Akragas as an "oppidum" and indicates that the toponym variant "Agragas" is an earlier rendering of the city's name.