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Summary

Portico of Philip

Class:

  • Building (other)
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Megalopolis [Megalópoli]

OmnesViae import TPPlace1900

Megalopolis, Bouleuterion

Council house of Megalopolis.

Megalopolis, Zeus Soter Temple

Precinct of Zeus Soter.

Megalopolis, Asclepieion

Sanctuary of Asklepios.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The portico of the marketplace, called the Philippeium, was not made by Philip, the son of Amyntas, but as a compliment to him the Megalopolitans gave his name to the building1. It measures: lengh155,6m and the width 20m.

See:

  1. Pausanias Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918

References

  1. Pausanias VIII. 29.5