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Xirokastrini

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 Mar 22, 2024 11:38 PM History
A ruined Hellenistic wall-and-tower site (with subsequent additions) on the Xirokastrini hill between modern Kalloni and Parakoila on the island of Lesbos is possibly to be identified with the attested ancient settlement of Issa.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/550599

39.207108, 26.131466
    • Less than certain: Issa (750 BC - 30 BC)
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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 C3 Issa?

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Xerokastrine, on Lesbos GRE


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C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell, R. Talbert, Rosemary Selth, Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Scott Smith, and Greta Hawes, 'Xirokastrini: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/550599> [accessed: 14 June 2024]

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