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Areopagus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Ryan Horne
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Oct 15, 2018 07:58 PM History
Named after a mythical trial of the god Ares, the Areopagus is a rocky outcropping in Athens located to the northwest of the acropolis. The hill was used as a meeting place for the Council of the Areopagus which functioned as a council of elders for the city of Athens. The Areopagus is also traditionally identified as the setting for Paul's sermon to Athens.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/969121823

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Ryan Horne, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Areopagus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/969121823> [accessed: 08 December 2019]

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