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(Ὄα/Óa, Ὀά/; demotikon Ὀα(ι)εύς/Oa(i)eús, Ὄαθεν/Óathen or Οἴαθεν/Oíathen [1]). Attic mesogeia deme of the phyle of Pandionis, and from 1AD 27/8 of the Hadrianis, with four bouleutaí. Finds of funerary inscriptions point to the neighbourhood of Spata: IG II2 7820 (FO Papangelaki), IG II2 7816, 7817, 7825 (FO Velanideza). For métoikoi in O. cf. [2. 84].


1 S. Dow, The Attic Demes Oa and Oe, in: AJPh 84, 1963, 166-181

2 Whitehead, Index s.v. O.

Traill, Attica, 8, 17f., 42 with notes 14, 43, 62, 68, 111 no. 91 pl. 3, 15 

J.S. Traill, Demos…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Oa”, 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 11 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e827390>
First published online: 2006
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