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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.L. Dyson
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Dec 17, 2023 04:37 PM History
An ancient Phoenician settlement located in western Sardinia on a promontory in the Gulf of Oristano, just south of modern San Giovanni di Sinis. While it originates as a Punic or Carthaginian settlement ca. 700 BCE, it continued as a major town in Roman times.

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settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 48 A3 Tharros

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: S. Giovanni di Sinis

Smith 1857 (2.1135) emphasizes that the site is mentioned by Ptolemy as Tarrae or Tarras and also in the Antonine Itineraries, which place it 12 miles from Othoca.

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S.L. Dyson, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Tharros: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 19 April 2024]

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