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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 Jun 07, 2018 07:13 PM History
A colony on the north shore of Sicily founded in 649/8 BC by the Myletidai.

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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  • Ἱμέρα (Himera: Ancient Greek, 750 BC - 330 BC)
  • Himera (Latin, 330 BC - AD 300)
  • Imera (Italian, modern)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 D3 Himera

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Himera

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R.J.A. Wilson, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, Jonathan Prag, R. Talbert, Valeria Vitale, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Himera: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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