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City Eleusinion at Athens

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Denitsa Dzhigova
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 25, 2016 07:57 PM History
The City Eleusinion was one of the most important sanctuaries in the religious life of ancient Athens. It was the urban “branch” of the sanctuary of Demeter and Kore at Eleusis in use during the Archaic and Classical periods.

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.

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sanctuary (religious center), architectural complex


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Denitsa Dzhigova, and Jeffrey Becker, 'City Eleusinion at Athens: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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