(Μελαινεαί/Melaineaí, Latin Melaenae). Town in western Arcadia, north of the river Alpheius, 40 stadia (c. 7 km) west of Buphagium, abandoned by Pausanias's time (Paus. 5,7,1; 8,3,3; 26,8), perhaps near modern Kokkora, south of Kakouraeika (Kakouraei). There are some remains of an estate from the Roman period. Evidence: Plin. HN 4,20; Tab. Peut. 7,5; Steph. Byz. s.v. Μελαιναί.
E. Meyer, Peloponnesische Wanderungen, 1939, 101-106.
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