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Monuments reported by ancient authors (2)

Ancient temples

Temple of Athena of the Winds

In Mothone is a temple of Athena Of the Winds, with a statue dedicated, it is said, by Diomede, who gave the goddess her name. The country being damaged by violent and unseasonable blasts, Diomede prayed to the goddess, and henceforward no disaster caused by the winds has visited their country.


Ancient sanctuaries

Shrine of Artemis

There is also a shrine of Artemis here and water in a well mixed with pitch, in appearance very like the iris-oil of Cyzicos.


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