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Ikaros (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 30, 2023 06:59 AM History
An island in the Aegean Sea (modern Ikaria), now part of the modern country of Greece. According to Ovid, the island took its name from the burial place of Ikaros, son of Daidalos, whose fantastic flight on wings made by his father ended tragically in the sea nearby.

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    • Icaria (Latin, 30 BC - AD 300)
    • Ikaria (unspecified date range)
    • Ikaros (unspecified date range)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 61 C2 Ikaros Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ikaria GRE

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C. Foss, G. Reger, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Ikaros (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 02 December 2023]

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