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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 Aug 09, 2020 03:47 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.

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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, Brady Kiesling, 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: 02 February 2023]

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