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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 02, 2018 10:18 AM History
The so-called "Large Palaestra" is an open square (ca. 140 x 140 m) surrounded by porticoes built in the early first century A.D.

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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agora, forum, plaza


The "Palaestra" or Quadriporticus is a large architectural complex adjacent to the amphitheater of Pompeii.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, '"Palaestra": a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 04 July 2020]

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