Pimpleia (Pieria) 8 S Dion - Πίμπλεια

Πίμπλεια - Pimpleia, Hellenistic to Roman site associated with Orpheus, S or W of Dion in Pieria Macedonia
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Latitude: 40.143400
Longitude: 22.493100
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Πίμπλεια
Place ID: 401225UPim
Time period: HR
Region: Macedonia
Country: Greece
Department: Pieria
Mod: S Dion

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Modern Description: Pimpleia was a small town inside the territory of Dion. It was famous in antiquity as the place of birth of Orpheus. Pimpleia is identified with a site north of the stream of Korakas inside the army camp of Litochoro. Tumulus cemeteries have been excavated near the streams of Xydias, Ourlia, Gavrolakkos and Arapi. (http://olympusarchaeology.gr/index.php/2014-04-07-07-10-16/2014-04-08-07-19-33/2014-04-08-08-38-14)
Wikidata ID: Q7194716

Info: YP

(Dr. Yannis Papadopoulos, with the support of the Laskaridis Foundation.)

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