Echelidae
(90 words)

[German version]

(Ἐχελίδαι; Echelídai, from ἕλος; hélos, ‘Swamp’?). Locality (dḗmos according to Steph. Byz. s.v. Eχελíδαι; EM s.v. Ἔχελος) in Attica in the plain near the mouth of the Kephisos close to the ‘Long Wall’ leading to Phalerum, slightly north of today's Neofaliron on the territory of the Demos Xypete [2; 3. 87]. Judeich and Milchhöfer [1; 2] suspect that the hippodromos of Athens was located there.

Bibliography

1 W. Judeich, Top. von Athen, 21931, 456

2 A. Milchhöfer, s.v. E., RE 5, 1911

3 Traill, Attica, 50, 86f., 114 no. 10.

Cite this page
Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Echelidae”, 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 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e325830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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