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Turris Libisonis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.L. Dyson
Contributors: DARMC, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 17, 2018 04:44 PM History
A settlement of northwestern Sardinia, located at the mouth of the Mannu River. The site served as a port in Phoenician, Carthaginian, and Roman phases of occupation. The modern Porto Torres stands on the site, about 10 miles distant from Sassari.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/472035

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settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 48 A2 Turris Libisonis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Porto Torres.  W. Smith, quoting Pliny 3.12.17, suggests that the site was one of the more substantial towns of Roman Sardinia.


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S.L. Dyson, DARMC, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Turris Libisonis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/472035> [accessed: 10 December 2018]

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