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Gyaros (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 28, 2019 05:51 PM History
Gyaros is an island in the Aegean Sea, located to the south of Andros. The geographer Strabo visited the island in 29 B.C.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 A4 Gyaros Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Gyalos

In the Aeneid, Virgil relates the story that Apollo anchored the island to Delos to Gyaros and Mykonos to prevent it from wandering.

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, and Tom Elliott, 'Gyaros (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 22 September 2023]

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