Personal tools
Photos

Loading...

Use this tag in Flickr to mark depictions of this place's site(s):

pleiades:depicts=469183604

or this one to mark objects found here:

pleiades:findspot=469183604
Related Content from Pelagios

Loading...

You are here: Home Ancient Places Sanctuary of Poseidon at Tainaron

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sanctuary of Poseidon at Tainaron

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 20, 2022 09:27 PM History
A famous ancient sanctuary of Poseidon located at the southern end of the modern Mani peninsula of the Peloponnese. Literary and archaeological evidence indicate that the sanctuary featured a temple, a cave treated as a mouth of the underworld, and other structural and monumental components. It seems to have served as a sanctuary site for suppliants and a context for the formal manumission of enslaved persons.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/469183604

36.4019981673, 22.4873926264
    None
    None

church, building, sanctuary (religious center), ruin, cave, temple, road

Pleiades


Atom, JSON, KML, RDF+XML, Turtle

Tom Elliott, 'Sanctuary of Poseidon at Tainaron: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/469183604> [accessed: 01 October 2022]

            {{cite web |url=https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/469183604 |title=Places: 469183604 (Sanctuary of Poseidon at Tainaron) |author=Elliott, T. |accessdate=October 1, 2022 8:24 pm |publisher=Pleiades}}