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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 Dec 19, 2023 03:06 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.

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  • Representative Locations:

fort, tower (deprecated), pass, "gates" (landform)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 55 D3 Thermopylae

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: pass and fort

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J. Fossey, J. Morin, DARMC, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Catherine Bouras, G. Reger, R. Talbert, and Constantina Argyrakou, 'Thermopylae: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 20 July 2024]

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