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Summary

Tumulus Arapomagoula - the only funerary mound in Megalopolis.

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Megalopolis [Megalópoli]

OmnesViae import TPPlace1900

Megalopolis, Asclepieion

Sanctuary of Asklepios.

Megalopolis, Asclepieion of Asclepios Pais

Sanctuary of Asklepios Pais - Boy.

Megalopolis, Zeus Soter Temple

Precinct of Zeus Soter.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tumulus Arapomagoula is a grave of Aristodamos, the 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, pp. 102, 114 ff

References

  1. After a short time a tyrant arose at Megalopolis in the person of Aristodemus, a Phigalian by birth and a son of Artylas, who had been adopted by Tritaeus, an influential citizen of Megalopolis. This Aristodemus, in spite of his being a tyrant, nevertheless won the surname of “the Good.”