Erineos? (Doris) 15 Kastellia - Ερινεός

Ἐρινεὸς - Erineos?, Classical fort possibly linked to Erineos, W above Kastellia in Phokida Central Greece
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Latitude: 38.696300
Longitude: 22.409900
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ἐρινεὸς
Place ID: 387224PEri
Time period: ACHRL
Region: Central Greece
Country: Greece
Department: Fokida
Mod: Kastellia

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Modern Description: Taking the road W from Evangelistria, the northern neighborhood of Kastellia, you reach a church at the foot of a rocky hill. A dirt track on the N side of the parking lot leads to a water channel. Following faint goat tracks steeply uphill to the left one will in ten minutes reach a tower and curtain wall of massive limestone blocks, a fort controlling the valley of the river flowing from ancient Pindos/Akyphas. This fortress has been linked to Erineos, one of the four cities of the Dorian tetrapolis.
Wikidata ID: Q12877275

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