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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Fossey, J. Morin Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2018 05:40 PM History
Thermopylae is the name of a narrow pass leading from Thessaly into Locris. It was the site of a pivotal battle during the Graeco-Persian wars in 480 BC.

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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fort, tower, pass, "gates"

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 55 D3 Thermopylae

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: pass and fort

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J. Fossey, J. Morin, Constantina Argyrakou, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, G. Reger, R. Talbert, and Johan Åhlfeldt, 'Thermopylae: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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