(Κασθαναία; Kasthanaía). Near C. (‘village’, Str. 9,5,22) on the Magnesian east coast, the Persian fleet foundered in a storm in 480 BC (Hdt. 7,188; Persian War). In around 290 BC, C. was included in the synoikismós following the foundation of Demetrias . Coins were minted at the time Constantine (coin finds). C. is equated with the as yet hardly investigated ruins near the modern Keramidion.
H. Kramolisch, s.v. K., in: Lauffer, Griechenland, 310
W. K. Pritchett, Xerxes' Fleet at the ‘Ovens’, in: AJA 47, 1963, 1ff.