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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A.S. Esmonde Cleary
Contributors: R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Apr 24, 2021 09:58 AM History
An island mentioned in various ancient sources with some drift or corruption in the representation of the name. It has long been identified by scholars with the island now known as Rathlin, which is located off the modern northern Irish coast, but Fitzpatrick-Matthews has recently argued for an identification with Jura in Scotland's Inner Hebrides.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 9 A5 ‘Rikina’? Ins.

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A.S. Esmonde Cleary, R. Warner, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Riginia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 10 December 2023]

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