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Summary

Myropolis Stoa

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Megalopolis [Megalópoli]

OmnesViae import TPPlace1900

Megalopolis, Zeus Soter Temple

Precinct of Zeus Soter.

Megalopolis, Asclepieion

Sanctuary of Asklepios.

Megalopolis, Asclepieion of Asclepios Pais

Sanctuary of Asklepios Pais - Boy.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The portico called Myropolis, situated in the market-place, was built from the spoils taken when the Lacedaemonians fighting under Acrotatus, the son of Cleomenes, suffered the reverse sustained at the hands of Aristodemus, then tyrant of Megalopolis1.

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
  2. Stamatis Fritzilas: Grave Stelai and Burials in Megalopolis, in Η. Cavanagh, W. Cavanagh, J. Roy (ed.), Hοnouring the Dead in the Peloponnese. Proceedings of the conference held at Sparta 23-25 April 2009, CSPS Online Publication 2, The University of Nottingham, p. 102

 

References

  1. Paus. VIII.30.7