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DIKEA (AVX), Ancient city, AVDIRA

Information on the area

Mythology (1)

Historic figures


Dicaeus, (Dikaios), a son of Poseidon, from whom Dicaea, a town in Thrace, is said to have derived its name. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Dikaia.)

Archaeological sites (1)


By D. Lazarides

Bibliography: Abdera & Dikaia. D.Lazarides. 1971 Athens

Museums where finds of the location are exhibited: (1)

Museum WebPage

National Archaeological Museum

Fax: +30 210 8213573, 8230800

Ancient literary sources (1)

Perseus Encyclopedia


A Greek town on Xerxes' route in Thrace.

Information about the place (3)

Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities


A town in Thrace on Lake Bistonis.

Perseus Project

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


Dikaia. a Greek port town on the coast of Thrace on lake Bistonis, in the country of the Bistones. The place appears to have decayed at an early period. Some identify it with the modern Curnu, and others with Bauron.

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