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(Ἀμύκλαι; Amýklai).

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[1] Pre-Greek settlement

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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 reache…

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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 08 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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