Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Salamis
(1,094 words)

(Σαλαμίς/Salamís).

[German version]

[1] Largest island in the Saronic Gulf

This item can be found on the following maps:

Dark Ages | Natural catastrophes | Persian Wars | Athenian League (Second) | Education / Culture

Largest island (93 km2) in the Saronic Gulf (Saronikos Kolpos), with a deeply punctuated coastline, 0.5 km from the coast of Attica at the nearest point; three main mountainous massifs with hilly valleys between them; the highest elevations (…

Cite this page
Külzer, Andreas (Vienna) and Senff, Reinhard (Bochum), “Salamis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1027890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲