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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.L. Dyson
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Feb 26, 2018 08:04 AM History
An ancient Phoenician settlement located in western Sardinia on a promontory in the Gulf of Oristano. While it originates as a Punic or Carthaginian settlement ca. 700 BC it continued as a major town in Roman times.

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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, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Tharros: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 22 April 2018]

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