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Gyaros (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 25, 2017 10:59 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, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Gyaros (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 23 April 2018]

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