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Eresos

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 01, 2024 07:08 PM History
An ancient settlement on the island of Lesbos (modern Skala Eresou), reputed birthplace of the poet Sappho. Strabo describes it as being built on a hill (presumably the modern Vigla) and extending down to the sea.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/550533

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settlement, hill

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 B3 Eresos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Skala, on Lesbos GRE


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C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell, DARMC, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Catherine Bouras, and R. Talbert, 'Eresos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/550533> [accessed: 26 February 2024]

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