Hermione (Argolid) 118 Ermioni - Ερμιόνη

Ἑρμιόνη - Hermione, Archaic to Roman settlement near Ermione in Argolid Peloponnese
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Latitude: 37.383400
Longitude: 23.253500
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἑρμιόνη
Place ID: 374232UHer
Time period: ACHR
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Argolida
Mod: Ermioni

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

Modern Description: Remains of an Archaic defensive wall on the shores of the Hermione peninsula. The harbour of the ancient city was located in the N smallest bay of the peninsula. In the E area of the peninsula foundations of the peripteral temple of Poseidon (the city's most important cult) or Athena, of Early Classical times. W of Pron hill, on Mount Cocygium (Profitis Ilias) there is a sanctuary of Zeus.
In Miaouli street, next to the primary school, ruins of a large Early Christian building complex, including a three-aisled basilica with many additions (4th or 5th century, renovated in 6th century) have come to light. Mosaic pavements with representations of birds, geometric and vegetal motifs. A 6th-century complex, perhaps the bishop's residence or a combination of this and a baptistery, has been excavated N of the basilica.
Chronique des Fouilles link
Wikidata ID: Q58401924

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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


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