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Boiae
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Achaeans, Achaea

(Βοιαί; Boiaí). One of the most prosperous cities of the  Eleutherolakones on the western coast of the Parnon peninsula in the bay of Vatica. Unremarkable archaeological ruins (especially from the Roman period) at today's Neapolis. Pol. 5,19; Str. 8,5,2; Paus. 3,22,11-13.

Bibliography

J. Christien, Promenades en Laconie, in: DHA 15,1, 1989, 89-93

D. Musti, M. Torelli, Pausania Guida della Grecia. III. La Laconia, 1991, 270f.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Boiae”, 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 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e218810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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