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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 28, 2020 12:21 PM History
A modern Sicilian town in the province of Enna, thought to be located in the area of the ancient settlement of Assorus.

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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In the BTCGI, the modern location of the ancient settlement of Assorus is thought to be in the area that includes the modern towns of Assoro and Leonforte.

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Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Leonforte: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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