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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).
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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.

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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, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Eresos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 01 February 2023]

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