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Ancient authors' reports



Place in Arcadia beside river Ladon (Paus. 8,25,2). The village has maintained the ancient name of the place.

Ancient place-names

ACHAIA (Ancient country) GREECE

Charadrus river

River of Achaia, of Argolis, of Messenia, of Phocis.

Selinus (Selinos) river

River of Achaia.

Pirus or Pierus river

River of Achaia.


  Chelonatas (Chelonatas), a promontory of Achaia, and the most westerly point of the Peloponnesus, distant, according to Pliny, two miles from Cyllene. (Strab. viii. pp. 335, 338, 342; Paus. i. 2. § 4; Agathem. i. 5; Plin. iv. 5. s. 6; Mel. ii. 3.) It has been disputed whether Chelonatas corresponds to C. Glarentza (Klarentza) or to C. Tornese, both of them being promontories of the peninsula of Khlemutzi. There can be little doubt, however, that C. Tornese, the most southerly of the two, is the ancient Chelonatas, both because there is near it the small island mentioned by Strabo, and because it is distant two miles from Glarentza, the ancient Cyllene. It is probable, however, that the name Chelonatas was originally given to the whole peninsula of Khlemutzi, from its supposed resemblance to a tortoise. (Leake, Peloponnesiaca, p. 210.)

ARGYRA (Ancient city) RIO


A spring.

EGHION (Ancient city) ACHAIA

Phoinix (Phoenix)

River of Achaia.


River of Achaia.

PATRAI (Ancient city) ACHAIA


River of Achaia.


River afterwards called Milichus.

RION (Ancient city) RIO


Panormus (Panormos: Eth. Panormites). A harbour of Achaia, 15 stadia E. of the promontory of Rhium. The bay is now called Tekieh from a tekieh or tomb of a Turkish saint, which formerly stood upon it. (Paus. vii. 22. § 10; Thuc. ii. 86; Polyb. v. 1.02; Plin. iv. 5 ; Leake, Morea, vol. iii. p. 195.)



Oak forest in Arcadia.

VOLINA (Ancient city) ACHAIA


River of Achaia.

VOURA (Ancient city) DIAKOPTO

Buraicus River

River of Achaia.

Mountain peaks


Mountain and river of Arcadia and Achaia. It is to the E of the Aroania and belongs to them (Ekd. Athinon, Pausaniou Periegissis, vol. 4, p. 238, note 4).


KYNETHA (Ancient city) ACHAIA


Spring at Cynaethae, heals persons bitten by mad dogs (Paus. 8,19,3). Today we usually identify it with the fountain Lyssovrissi, to the SW of Kalavrita (Ekd. Athinon, Pausaniou Periegissis, vol. 4, p. 249, note 2).


The River Mazeiko

It has its sources at the Aroanian mountains and it flows into the Ladon.

Synonymous locations

KERYNIA (Ancient city) ACHAIA

Cerynites River

River of Achaia.

Ceryneia Mount

Modern Klokos

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