Monuments reported by ancient authors MANTHYREA (Ancient city) TEGEA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages
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Statue of Athena Ippia (Horse Goddess)

The present image at Tegea was brought from the parish of Manthurenses, and among them it had the surname of Hippia (Horse Goddess). According to their account, when the battle of the gods and giants took place the goddess drove the chariot and horses against Enceladus. Yet this goddess too has come to receive the name of Alea among the Greeks generally and the Peloponnesians themselves.

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