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Himeras (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 08, 2018 10:11 PM History
Himeras fl. (modern Salso or Imera Meridionale) is a river of Sicily. Two ancient rivers named Himeras cause some confusion, as one (modern Fiume Grande) flowed south to north emptying into the Tyrrhenian Sea while the other flowed north to south, emptying into the Gulf of Gela.

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.

37.1005387, 13.9471878

river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 D4 Himeras fl.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Salso

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R.J.A. Wilson, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Himeras (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 01 October 2020]

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