Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Amyclae
(415 words)

(Ἀμύκλαι; Amýklai).

[German version]

[1] Pre-Greek settlement

This item can be found on the following maps:

Sparta | Dark Ages | Aegean Koine

Pre-Greek settlement on and at the foot of the hills bearing the chapel of Agia Kyriaki, inhabited from the early Helladic to the imperial Roman period (Paus. 3,18,6-19,6; IG V 1, 515), c. 5 km south of  Sparta near the modern Tsausi. In historical times, it was a ὠβή (ōbḗ) of Sparta with its own ephors and other officials (cf. Syll.3 932). The region seems to have…

Cite this page
Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Amyclae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e119280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲