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Taphiae? (islands)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.M. Murray
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 06, 2022 03:43 PM History
A group of small islands in the Ionian Sea located between Leucas and the Acarnanian coast. The main island of this group can probably be identified with the modern island of Meganisi, which in the ancient sources is called Táphos.

38.5600538, 20.9067516
    • Less than certain: Taphiae (Latin, 330 BC - AD 640)

archipelago, island group

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 54 C4 Taphiae? Inss.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos

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W.M. Murray, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Taphiae? (islands): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 17 May 2022]

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