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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).
Last modified Mar 06, 2021 10:38 AM History
An extensive ancient sanctuary complex on the island of Lesbos, thought to have been dedicated to Zeus, Hera and Dionysos and dating back to at least the 7th century BCE. A Christian basilica was built on the site in the late fourth century CE.

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church, sanctuary (religious center), temple

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 C3 Messon

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Messa, 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, 'Messon: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 12 April 2024]

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