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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 Jan 17, 2020 02:32 PM History
An indigenous Sicilian site founded by the Morgeti, according to Strabo, Morgantina was eventually defeated by Syracuse and thus, in turn, passed into Roman hegemony in the third century B.C.

37.431079, 14.479296

settlement, agora, forum, plaza

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 E4 Morgantina

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Serra Orlando (contra Manni 1981, 204-205)

In the twentieth century the site has been the locus of excavations carried out by a series of academic missions, including those of Princeton University, the University of Illionois, Wesleyan University, and the University of Virginia.

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R.J.A. Wilson, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Jonathan Prag, and R. Talbert, 'Morgantina: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 30 October 2020]

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