Astron (Arkadia) 1 Paralio Astrou - Άστρον

Ἄστρον - Astron, Classical to Roman settlement on Nisi coastal hill at Paralio Astrou in Arkadia Peloponnese
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Latitude: 37.421600
Longitude: 22.768300
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἄστρον
Place ID: 374228UAst
Time period: CHR
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Arkadia
Mod: Paralio Astrou

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

Modern Description: Remains of a settlement from prehistoric to Geometric times on the rocky peninsula. On the W slope at Kotrona, part of the 5th-century BC defensive wall. The site was used as a fort in the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. Remains of habitation dating from the Roman era.

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)


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