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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson
Contributors: DARMC, 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 Jun 17, 2022 11:52 AM History
Poira, sometimes also referred to by the toponym Poggio Cocola, is an archaeological area situated on hilltops lying to the south of the course of the Simeto river. Surface finds show evidence of long-term human activity, from the Bronze Age and continuing onward.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 F3 Poira

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Poira, fortified settlement (possibly Inessa/Aitna). Archaeological investigations beginning in the 1960s linked the site with a Greek-Siceliote settlement mentioned by Diodorus Siculus.

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R.J.A. Wilson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Poira: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 18 July 2024]

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