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Idaion Antron

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Feb 25, 2023 11:00 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.

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, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Idaion Antron: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/589817> [accessed: 28 February 2024]

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