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Dodona, Dodone
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(Δωδώνη; Dōdṓnē).

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I. Topography, historical development

Sanctuary and settlement in Epirus, 22 km south-west of today's Ioannina in the 640 m high plain of Hellopia beneath the Tomarus [1. 85-87, 92]. D. is the oldest oracle site in Greece attested in literature (myth of its founding in Hdt. 2,54f. [2. 51-…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), Höcker, Christoph (Kissing) and Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Dodona, Dodone”, 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 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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