Information about the place MARATHA (Ancient city) GORTYS - GTP + Greek Travel Pages

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Agios Nikolaos hill

On this hill there was a fortified acropolis, which proves either that Maratha was a settlement and not just a location or that there was another ancient city that we know nothing about (Ekd. Athinon, Pausaniou Periegissis, vol. 4, p. 295, note 6).

Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities


A town of Arcadia at the source of the Buphagus.

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


  Maatha (Maratha), a village of Arcadia, in the district Cynuria, between Buphagium and Gortys, perhaps represented by the ruin called the Castle of Leodhoro. (Paus. viii. 28. ยง 1; Leake, Morea, vol. ii. p. 66, Peloponnesiaca, p. 232.)

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