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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 Jul 03, 2020 04:52 PM History
A small island in the Stagnone Lagoon of western Sicily, Motya has evidence for quite ancient settlement, including a significant Punic phase. The settlement on the island was destroyed by Syracuse in 379 BC. At one point the island was connected to the mainland via a causeway.

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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island, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 A3 Motya

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mozia

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R.J.A. Wilson, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, and Jonathan Prag, 'Motya: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 05 July 2020]

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