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Ithaca (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.M. Murray Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 15, 2024 11:22 AM History
A rocky, Ionian island located off the west coast of Greece that boasted important natural harbors. By historical Greek times, the island was assumed to be identical with the Ithaca of Homer (i.e., the home of Odysseus) and a hero cult dedicated to him was active there.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 54 C5 Ithaca Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ithake

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W.M. Murray, R. Talbert, Arthur De Graauw, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Ithaca (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 24 April 2024]

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