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Monuments reported by ancient authors (26)

Ancient sanctuaries

EGILA (Ancient city) ANATOLIKI MANI

Sanctuary of Demeter

There is a place Aegila in Laconia, where is a sanctuary sacred to Demeter. Aristomenes and his men knowing that the women were keeping festival there . . . the women were inspired by the goddess to defend themselves.


GYTHION (Ancient city) LACONIA

Sanctuary of Ammon

In another part of the city are Carnean Apollo, a sanctuary of Ammon and a bronze image of Asclepius.


Sanctuary of Demeter

In another part of the city are Carnean Apollo, a sanctuary of Ammon and a bronze image of Asclepius, whose temple is roofless, a spring belonging to the god, a holy sanctuary of Demeter and an image of Poseidon Earth-embracer.


LAS (Ancient city) GYTHIO

Santuary of Zeus

Across the river is an ancient shrine . . . further from an altar of Zeus.


PYRRICHOS (Ancient city) ANATOLIKI MANI

Sanctuary of Artemis Astrateia

The sanctuaries of the gods, that they have in the country, are of Artemis, called Astrateia, because the Amazons stayed their advance (strateia) here, and an Apollo Amazonius. Both gods are represented by wooden images, said to have been dedicated by the women from Thermodon.


Sanctuary of Apollo Amazonius

The sanctuaries of the gods, that they have in the country, are of Artemis, called Astrateia, because the Amazons stayed their advance (strateia) here, and an Apollo Amazonius. Both gods are represented by wooden images, said to have been dedicated by the women from Thermodon.


TEFTHRONI (Ancient city) ANATOLIKI MANI

Sanctuary of Artemis Issoria

The inhabitants honor Artemis Issoria most of the Gods.


Ancient statues

GYTHION (Ancient city) LACONIA

Statue of Apollo

In the market-place they have images of Apollo and of Heracles, and a Dionysus stands near them.


Statue of Heracles

In the market-place they have images of Apollo and of Heracles, and a Dionysus stands near them.


Statue of Dionysus

In the market-place they have images of Apollo and of Heracles, and a Dionysus stands near them.


Statue of Carnean Apollo

In another part of the city are Carnean Apollo, a sanctuary of Ammon and a bronze image of Asclepius.


Statue of Poseidon Earh-embracer

In another part of the city are Carnean Apollo, a sanctuary of Ammon and a bronze image of Asclepius, whose temple is roofless, a spring belonging to the god, a holy sanctuary of Demeter and an image of Poseidon Earth-embracer.


LAS (Ancient city) GYTHIO

Statue of Heracles

Even now there are ruins of the old town, with a statue of Heracles outside the walls, and a trophy for a victory over the Macedonians.


Statue of Hermes

Near the present town is a spring called Galaco (Milky) from the colour of the water, and beside the spring a gymnasium, which contains an ancient statue of Hermes.


Statue of Poseidon

On the promontory is a temple like a cave, with a statue of Poseidon in front of it (Pau. 3,25,4).


Ancient temples

EGIES (Ancient city) GYTHIO

Temple of Poseidon

Here is a lake called Poseidon's, and by the lake is a temple with an image of the god.


GYTHION (Ancient city) LACONIA

Temple of Asclepius

In another part of the city are Carnean Apollo, a sanctuary of Ammon and a bronze image of Asclepius, whose temple is roofless, a spring belonging to the god, a holy sanctuary of Demeter and an image of Poseidon Earth-embracer.


Temple of Athena

Here is also a gate called the Gate of Castor, and on the citadel have been built a temple and image of Athena.


LAS (Ancient city) GYTHIO

Temple of Athena Asia

Among the ruins is a temple of Athena named Asia, made, it is said, by Polydeuces and Castor on their return home from Colchis.


Temple of Dionysus

On Mount Ilius is a temple of Dionysus (Paus. 3,24,8).


Temple of Asclepius

On Mount Ilius is a temple of Dionysus, and of Asclepius at the very summit (Paus. 3,24,8).


Temple of Apollo Carneius

On Cnacadium is an Apollo called Carneius.


Ancient tombs

The tomb of Las

At a spot called Arainus is the tomb of Las with a statue upon it (Paus. 3,24,10).


Sacred fountains

Galako (Milky) Spring

Near the present town is a spring called Galaco (Milky) from the colour of the water.


Various

GYTHION (Ancient city) LACONIA

Stone of Zeus Cappotas

Just about three stades from Ciythium is an unwrought stone. Legend has it that when Orestes sat down upon it his madness left him. For this reason the stone was named in the Dorian tongue Zeus Cappotas.


Gate of Castor

of Castor at Gythium


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