(Νεστάνη/Nestánē). Fortified village (κώμη/kṓmē) in the Mantinea region in Arcadia (Theop. FGrH 115 F 175; Ephor. FGrH 70 F 234) on the eastern edge of the plateau on the road to Argos [II 1] by way of the Prinos pass. At the time of Pausanias (8,7,4; 8,1) N. was in ruins; near what is now Nestane (formerly Tsipiana). Remains of the castle wall have been preserved.
S. and H. Hodkinson, Mantineia and the Mantinike, in: ABSA 76, 1981, 267-269
M. Jost, Villages de l'Arcadie antique, in: Ktema 11, 1986 (1990), 156f.