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Pylorus or Pyloros was a town of ancient Crete, south of Gortyna.[1]

Its site is located near modern Plora.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 4.12.20.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 60, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Pylorus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 35°00′13″N 24°56′27″E / 35.003706°N 24.940939°E / 35.003706; 24.940939