Ceiriadae
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[German version]

(Κειριάδαι; Keiriádai). Attic asty deme of the phyle Hippothontis, two  bouleutaí . Its location outside the wall of Athens west of the Hill of the Nymphs and the Pnyx [2. 51] (today Ano Petralona) is verified by the Βάραθρον (Bárathron), a gorge in C., into which those condemned to death were thrown (Anecd. Bekk. 1,219,10) [1].

 Athens

Bibliography

1 Th. Thalheim, s.v. Βάραθρον, RE 2, 2853

2 Traill, Attica, 51; 69; 110 no. 62, table 8

3 Whitehead, 26, 83.

Cite this page
Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Ceiriadae”, 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 14 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e611620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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