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Summary

OmnesViae import TPPlace2432

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kourion, Nympheum

Nympheum at Public Baths

Kourion, Baptistery

Early Christian Baptistery

Kourion, Early Christian Basilica

Early Christian Basilica

Kourion, Roman baths

Kourion, Roman baths

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

KOURION Episkopi

According to Herodotus, Kourion was founded by Argives in the Late Bronze Age and was named for Koureus, the son of Cinyras, the first king of Cyprus. The earliest evidence of settlement dates to the Neolithic period (4500-3900 BC).