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Poseidion (promontory)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.M. Murray
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Aug 24, 2022 09:39 AM History
A promontory or cape mentioned by Strabo in his description of coastal northwest Greece. Scholars identify it with modern Akra Skala, Albania.

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cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 54 A2 Poseidion Pr.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Akra Skala (on Hexamili) ALB

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W.M. Murray, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Poseidion (promontory): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 10 June 2023]

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