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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 Sep 27, 2023 12:19 PM History
An ancient settlement on Crete, located just east of modern Xydas/Xidas, with which it is sometimes conflated. The city is mentioned in Homer and seems to have flourished in Hellenistic and Roman times, at least.

35.2081, 25.3682


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 D2 Lyktos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Xidas

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J. Bennet, G. Reger, DARMC, Catherine Bouras, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Lyktos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 12 April 2024]

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