Brill’s New Pauly

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(Πτελέα/Pteléa; demotikon Πτελεάσιος/Pteleásios). Small Attic ásty deme, phyle Oineis, with one bouleutḗs. Location uncertain, in the Cephissus Valley near modern Aigaleo north of the sacred road [2. 49] or near Aspropirgos (formerly Kalívia Chasiotika) [1]; IG II2 4927. P. (cf. [3]) is the scene of the comedy Hérōs by Menander [4].


1 E. Meyer, s. v. P., RE 23, 1478

2 Traill, Attica, 49, 70, 112 Nr. 124, Tab. 6

3 Whitehead, 341.

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Ptelea”, 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 14 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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