Argos Orestikon (Kastoria) 4 Hrupista - Άργος Ορεστικόν

Ἄργος Ὀρεστικόν - Argos Orestikon, Roman to Late Antique settlement near Hrupista in Kastoria Macedonia
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Latitude: 40.450000
Longitude: 21.250000
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Ἄργος Ὀρεστικόν
Place ID: 405213UArg
Time period: RL
Region: Macedonia
Country: Greece
Department: Kastoria
Mod: Hrupista

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

Modern Description: Argos Orestikon in the region of Upper Macedonia, according to ancient literary tradition, was the place of origin of Macedonian kings. Orestai, the local tribe, remained autonomous untile Philip II annexed the area to Macedonia during the the 4th c. BC. During the Roman period the local cities formed the “League of the Orestai” (Koinon of the Orestai) whose seat was Argos Orestikon. The site of Armenohori was occupied until the early Byzantine period. Research of the area started in 1991 by Thanasis Papazotos.
Chronique des Fouilles link
Wikidata ID: Q1452998

Info: YP

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


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