Schoinous (Korinthia) 11 Kalamaki - Σχοινούς

Σχοινοῦς - Schoinous, Archaic to Roman settlement near Kalamaki in Korinthia Peloponnese
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Latitude: 37.919200
Longitude: 23.006400
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Σχοινοῦς
Place ID: 379230USch
Time period: ACHR
Region: Peloponnese
Country: Greece
Department: Korinthia
Mod: Kalamaki

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Modern Description: The diolkos, a paved roadway for transporting ships and cargo across the Isthmus of Corinth, terminated at Schoinous on the Saronic Gulf (Strab. 8.6.4, 22; 9.1.2; Pompon. 2.48; Ptol. 3.16.13; Plin. HN 4.7). According to Schol. on Pindar Isthm. Argum., the body of Melikertes, who was worshiped as the god Palaimon at the Isthmian Sanctuary, was carried here by a dolphin. (J. R. WISEMAN)
Wikidata ID: Q16564114

Info: Princeton Encyclopedia

(Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, from Perseus Project)


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