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Methana/Arsinoe

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 15, 2024 05:36 PM History
Methana/Arsinoe refers to a peninsula and settlement located on the north coast of the Argolid. In geological terms, the peninsula is formed by relatively recent volcanic activity, with the last-known eruptive activity in the third century BCE. Human activity on the peninsula spans many periods. The chief polity was located in the southwest of the peninsula where the modern village of Megalochori is found today.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/570482

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cape, promontory, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 58 E2 Methana/Arsinoe

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: below Megalochori


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G. Reger, J. McK. Camp II, DARMC, Catherine Bouras, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Methana/Arsinoe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/570482> [accessed: 19 April 2024]

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