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Idaion Antron

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Bennet, G. Reger
Contributors: DARMC, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 23, 2021 12:22 PM 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.

35.2082103, 24.8289925

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, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Idaion Antron: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 24 June 2022]

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