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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites


Phoenix: city on the S coast of W Crete, near Loutro, Sphakia district, 9.6 km E of Tarrha and 4.8 km W of Chora Sphakion; it was the port of inland Anopolis and also of later Aradena. [...] Hierokles (651.1) mentions Phoinike with Aradena, and the two sites are linked in one see in the early 9th c. Notitiae (8.230; 9.139).

D. J. Blackman, ed.
This extract is from: The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites, Princeton University Press 1976. Cited Sep 2002 from Perseus Project URL below, which contains bibliography & interesting hyperlinks.

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


(Eth. Aradenios). A city of Crete, formerly called Anopolis. In Kiepert's map it appears on the SW. coast of the island, near the Phoenix Portus. Remains of ancient walls are found at the modern Anopolis.

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