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Monuments reported by ancient authors (2)

Ancient oracles

PAPHOS (Ancient city) CYPRUS

Oracle of Aphrodite

An oracle of Aphrodite existed at Paphos in Cyprus, and was consulted by Titus (Tac. Hist. ii. 3, 4).


Ancient sanctuaries

Sanctuary of Aphrodite

After the capture of Troy the storm that overtook the Greeks on their return home carried Agapenor and the Arcadian fleet to Cyprus, and so Agapenor became the founder of Paphos, and built the sanctuary of Aphrodite at Palaepaphos (Old Paphos).


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