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Silumnus (island)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.S. Esmonde Cleary
Contributors: R. Warner, 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 Mar 06, 2024 02:46 PM History
Pliny mentions a Silumnus island as one of several "inter Hiberniam ac Britanniam". It is likely to be the same island as that recorded by Ptolemy under the name "Limnos". The Barrington Atlas tentatively associated Silumnus with modern Lambay (Ireland).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/79685

53.4919536204, -6.01622687489
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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 8 A1 Silumnus? Ins.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Lambay Is. IRE


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A.S. Esmonde Cleary, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Silumnus (island): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/79685> [accessed: 25 April 2024]

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