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Megalopolis
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(Μεγάλη πόλις/Megálē pólis, Lat. Megalopolis).

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A. Location and architectural remains

The ancient city lies in the middle of the western Arcadian plateau (22 km × 10 km, 427 m elevation), which is criss-crossed by a multitude of small streams, north of modern Megalopolis (formerly S…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Meyer, Ernst (Zürich), “Megalopolis”, 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 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e729130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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