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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 Feb 15, 2024 05:54 PM History
Zancle was founded as Greek colony in the eighth century B.C. Home of the Mamertines who called for Roman assistance against Carthaginian forces in 264 B.C., sparking the First Punic War.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 H2 Zancle/Messana

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Messina

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R.J.A. Wilson, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Jonathan Prag, R. Talbert, and Ingrid Luo, 'Zancle/Messana: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 24 February 2024]

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