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Idaion Antron

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 08, 2018 07:31 AM History
A sacred cave on Crete where it was believed Rhea hid Zeus to protect him from Cronus. Archaeological evidence indicates use as a shelter or dwelling as early as the Late Neolithic period, with religious activities taking over in the Bronze Age and continuing through the Roman period.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/589817

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sanctuary (religious center), cave, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 60 C2 Idaion Antron

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Idaion Antron


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J. Bennet, G. Reger, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, and R. Talbert, 'Idaion Antron: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/589817> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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