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Torre del Filosofo

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 Nov 21, 2019 04:10 PM History
The so-called "Torre del Filosofo" was a structure on Mt. Etna that may have been built by the Roman emperor Hadrian in honor of the Greek philosopher Empedocles as local legend held that he once climbed the mountain and died by falling into the volcano.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462519

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 G3 Torre del Filosofo

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Torre del Filosofo, structure on Etna


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R.J.A. Wilson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Torre del Filosofo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462519> [accessed: 02 July 2020]

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