Metéora

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      group of monasteries on the summits of vertical rock formations in Thessaly (Modern Greek: Thessalía), Greece. The monasteries are located just north of the small town of Kalambáka, south of the village of Kastraki, and east of the Pindus (Píndos) Mountains in the valley of the Pineiós River. The name was derived from a Greek contraction meaning “suspended in the air.” Rising high above the Thessalian plain, the sandstone megaliths on which the monasteries were built average 1,000 feet (300 metres) in height, with several reaching 1,800 feet (550 metres). The rock masses were formed some 60 million years ago, [...]
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    • Rights:
      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9052318
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      Metéora. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318. Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Metéora. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318
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      Metéora. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      “Metéora.” 2020. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318.
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      ‘Metéora’ (no date) Britannica Online. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318 (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Metéora’ n.d., Britannica Online, viewed 26 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Metéora.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318. Accessed 26 Sept. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Metéora.” Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Metéora. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Sep 26]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9052318