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Lycosura
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(Λυκόσουρα; Lykósoura).

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A. Location and history

City of Arcadian Parrhasia, 7 km west of Megale Polis with a sanctuary of Despoina (Persephone/Kore), today called Siderokastro of Stala or Palaiokrambavos. L. is situated in the forested mountain country on the southern bank of the Plataniston, and the sanctuary is located on a terrace of a range of hills on whose peak L. lay; with th…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Lycosura”, 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 15 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e714020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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