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Phigalia
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(Φιγάλεια/Phigáleia, Φιγαλία/Phigalía, from the Hellenistic Period Φιάλεια/Phiáleia).

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I. Location and historical development

Town in southwest Arcadia on a very remote mountainous site above the north bank of the Neda (Pol. 4,3,5ff.; Str. 8,3,22; Paus. 8,39,1-42,13; Ptol. 3,16,19; Hierocles, Synecdemus 647,13), near present-day Figalia, and with close geographic an…

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Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Höcker, Christoph (Kissing), “Phigalia”, 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 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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