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Temple of Athena Skiras on Salamis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J.S. Traill
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 07, 2017 04:08 PM History
This sanctuary, reported by Herodotus, is thought to have been located on the modern Cape Arapis in the northeast part of the island of Salamis, just north of the modern naval base. It is not to be confused with the Temple of Athena Skiras in Phaleron, reported by Pausanias.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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sanctuary (religious center)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 59 B3 Athena Skiras, T.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Arapis

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J.S. Traill, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Temple of Athena Skiras on Salamis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

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