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Arachnaion (mountain)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Dan Diffendale, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 03, 2017 03:00 PM History
A mountain of the Argolid with a higher western peak (Profitis Ilias, 1199 masl) and a lower eastern peak (Mavrovouni or Arna, 1139 masl). Material from the Mycenaean, Archaic, and Classical periods has been found on the western peak and identified with altars of Zeus and Hera described by Pausanias. Aeschylus mentions its use as a signal station.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/570098

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mountain, church, monastery

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 D2 Arachnaion M.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Mt. Arachnaion


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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Dan Diffendale, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Arachnaion (mountain): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/570098> [accessed: 13 December 2018]

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