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[1] Region on the west coast of the Argolic Gulf

According to Ptol. 3,14,32 a harbour, according to Str. 8,6,1 a phroûrion (‘fortification’), according to Paus. 3,23,11 foothills on the west coast of the Argolic Gulf, the modern island of Monemvasia with medieval and modern fortifications.


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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart) and Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen), “Minoa”, 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 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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