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Gyaros (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert
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Last modified Jun 07, 2018 08:27 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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  • Gyaros (Latin, 30 BC - AD 300)


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, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, and R. Talbert, 'Gyaros (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 22 April 2019]

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