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Sacred Grove near Mount Pontinos

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 17, 2019 01:26 PM History
According to Pausanias, there was a grove of plane trees, with temples and dedications to Aphrodite, Demeter, and Dionysos that stretched from the foot of Mount Pontinus (near Lerna) "to the sea." Its precise location cannot be determined today.

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.

grove, unlocated


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Tom Elliott, 'Sacred Grove near Mount Pontinos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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