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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 08, 2018 06:00 AM History
Heraklion was the harbor city of ancient Knossos, and was later re-founded by the Arab conquerors.

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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settlement, port, settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 D2 Herakleion

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Irakleion

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, Jeffrey Becker, Stefano Costa, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, Elias Kolovos, and R. Talbert, 'Heraklion: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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