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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
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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.

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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: 30 November 2020]

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