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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.N. Borza
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 08, 2018 03:51 PM History
Aianteion was a port town in the Troad located near the putative Tomb of Ajax, with which it shared a name.

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, port, settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 51 G5 Aianteion

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Kumkale TKY

Cook 1973 87 argues for the placement of a Roman harbor town by the name of Aianteion, although argues against a Greek precursor in the same location as the territory would have, at the point, belonged to Rhoeteum.

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E.N. Borza, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, and Tom Elliott, 'Aianteion: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 07 August 2020]

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