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Nestane
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[German version]

(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.

Bibliography

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. 

Jost, 140.

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Nestane”, 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 13 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e820920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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