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Pantelleria (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 29, 2019 11:56 AM History
An island in the Strait of Sicily with human occupation dating back at least 35,000 years, Pantelleria has evidence for Bronze Age, Punic, Roman, Medieval, and modern phases. The Romans first acquired the island in 255 B.C. They called it Cossyra.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 inset Cossyra Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Pantelleria

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R.J.A. Wilson, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Pantelleria (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 03 March 2024]

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