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Stiris/Steiris

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Fossey, J. Morin
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 17, 2022 11:18 PM History
An ancient settlement of eastern Phocis. The site of ancient Steiri has only ever been partly explored and defined. The city was located in an area known locally today as Paliokhori. The acropolis has been identified on a hill locally known today as Bouli, where a church or monastery of Agios Nikolaos (now ruined?) reportedly succeeded it. The site was not coincident with the modern town that has inherited the ancient name. Rather, ancient Stiris was located to the south and east of the famous monastery of Hosios Loukas, which lies between modern Steiri and modern Kyriaki (archaeological evidence for fortifications and other structures have, however, been noted both at modern Steiri and at Hosios Loukas as elsewhere in the area).

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/541113

38.38432, 22.755354

settlement, acropolis

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 55 D4 Steiris

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Palaiokhori/Ag. Nikolaos


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J. Fossey, J. Morin, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, G. Reger, and Tom Elliott, 'Stiris/Steiris: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/541113> [accessed: 16 May 2022]

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