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(Πλάταιαι/Plátaiai, Πλαταιαί/Plataiaí, Lat. Plataeae; ethnic Πλαταιεύς/Plataieús). City in southern Boeotia, in the northern foothills of Mount Cithaeron, near the Asopus. The site was inhabited from the Helladic into the Byzantine Period [1]. The city walls, still recognizable today, were built at various times. A ring wall c. 3 km in length was probably erected in the reign of Philip II (Philippus [I 4]) [2…

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Freitag, Klaus (Münster), “Plataeae”, 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 21 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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