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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. The early fortified core of the city was located on an islet off the east coast of Lesbos, now joined to the mainland. That site is dominated by the remains of a Byzantine fortress with Ottoman and Genoese repairs and additions. This original city later expanded onto the main island.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 D3 Mytilene

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mytilene, 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, 'Mytilene: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 19 May 2024]

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