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Kourias (promontory)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D. Rupp
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 Feb 21, 2023 04:41 PM History
Mentioned in ancient sources, the Kourias promontory on Cyprus' southern coast probably corresponds to the northern, higher elevation portion of the modern Akrotiri peninsula before a thin stretch of ocean separating it from an island in antiquity filled in, creating the modern Limassol Salt Lake.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/707548

34.62929, 32.96717
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cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 72 B3 Kourias? Pr.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Akrotiri Pr.


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D. Rupp, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Kourias (promontory): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/707548> [accessed: 23 June 2024]

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