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(Ἀσίνη; Asínē)

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[1] Prehistoric settlement in Kastraki

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Dark Ages | Aegean Koine

Important prehistoric settlement from the Early Helladic period, located on the rocky headland of Kastraki c. 8 km south-east of  Nauplia on the bay of Tolon; it was taken to be a town of the Dryopes ( Dryops) (Hdt. 8,73; Paus. 4,8,3; 34,9-12). In around 7…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Asine”, 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 28 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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