Ithome Mt. (Messenia) 85 Ithomi - Ιθώμη

Ἰθώμη - Ithome, mountain, the modern Ithome in Messenia Peloponnese
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Latitude: 37.186000
Longitude: 21.925000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἰθώμη
Place ID: 372219LIth
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Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Messinia
Mod: Ithomi

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Read summary reports on the recent excavations at Ithome in Chronique des fouilles en ligne – Archaeology in Greece Online.
Search for inscriptions mentioning Ithome (Ιθωμ...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: A town in the Hestiaiotis region, within a rectangle formed by the fortified cities of Gomphoi, Trikka, Pelinnaion, and Metropolis; it merged with the last of these in the 4th c. B.C. The site was located by Leake on a ridge between Metropolis and Gomphoi, now marked by a Byzantine-Turkish castle. The only remains of the ancient city are the ashlar blocks in the NW part of the fortification wall. (M. H. MCALLISTER)
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Wikidata ID: Q602538
Manto: 10113693

Info: Princeton Encyclopedia

(Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, from Perseus Project)

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