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Megaloi Theoi, T.

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.N. Borza
Contributors: G. Reger, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 01, 2018 12:56 PM History
The "Sanctuary of the great gods" on the island of Samothrace, one of the chief Panhellenic sanctuaries of the ancient Greek world.

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.

40.5008, 25.5301

sanctuary (religious center)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 51 F4 Megaloi Theoi, T.

A multidisciplinary team of researchers, headquartered at Emory University, have produced an extensive and growing website about the sanctuary. It includes background information, 3D walk-throughs, reconstructions and bibliography:

  • Susan Blevins, Bonna Wescoat, and Elizabeth Hornor (eds.), Samothrace: Framing the Mysteries in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods:

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E.N. Borza, G. Reger, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Megaloi Theoi, T.: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 27 May 2020]

            {{cite web |url= |title=Places: 501511 (Megaloi Theoi, T.) |author=Borza, E. |accessdate=May 27, 2020 4:08 am |publisher=Pleiades}}
Ryan Horne
Ryan Horne says:
Nov 29, 2012 02:28 PM

Appears to be a duplicate of 501510