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Summary

OmnesViae import TPPlace2430 Latin: Citium

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kition, Hercules Temple

Temple of Hercules

Chirokitia - Khirokitia

Settlement dating from the Neolithic age.

Larnaka, Pierides Museum

Larnaka, Pierides Museum

Kition, Temple of Aphrodite – Astarte

Temple of Aphrodite – Astarte

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Kition founded in the XIII century BC by the Myceneans and after the decline ca 1000 BC by the Phenicians.

Literature:

  1. Paulos Flourentzos, A Guide to the Larnaca District Museum. Nicosia: Ministry of Communications and Works - Department of Antiquities,  Nicosia 1960
  2. George R. H. Wright, Ancient Building in Cyprus, Handbuch der Orientalistik / 7, Leiden, Brill 1992