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Heraclea ad Latmum/Pleistarcheia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 01, 2024 04:50 PM History
A town of Caria located 25 km west of Miletos on the Ionian coast, Heraclea was located on the lower slopes of Mt. Latmos. Once a part of the Delian League, the city fell to Mausolos in the fourth century B.C. and his philhellene policy accounts for its change of name.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 61 F2 Heraclea ad Latmum/Pleistarcheia

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Kapıkırı

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C. Foss, G. Reger, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, R. Talbert, R. Scott Smith, and Greta Hawes, 'Heraclea ad Latmum/Pleistarcheia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 22 July 2024]

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