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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 19, 2018 05:17 PM History
A fortress built by Dionysius the Elder 9 km west of Syracuse, in the modern hamlet of Belvedere (Sicily).

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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fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 G4 Euryelos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: W extremity of Epipolai

The fortress was first built by Dionysius I between 402 and 397 B.C. Various future modifications took place under Agathocles and Hiero II. The fortress remained in use following the Roman conquest of 212 B.C., continuing up to the Byzantine period.

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R.J.A. Wilson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Euryelos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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