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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Alex Ayris
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 30, 2016 11:17 AM History
Founded in the eighth century, Oviedo was modeled after Toledo and flourished in the ninth century under Asturian King Alfonso II (791-842). It was at that time that Oviedo became the Asturian capital and an episcopal see. Oviedo remained prominent until the early tenth century.

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.

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settlement, settlement-modern


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Alex Ayris, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Oviedo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

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