Sites & cities that bear the name of Eurymenae


Today in : Greece
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Εὐρυμεναί, Εὐρυμέναι, Eurymenai, Erymnae, Ὲρυμναί, Erymnai, Kokkino Nero

Description : Eurymenae or Eurymenai (Ancient Greek: Εὐρυμεναί or Εὐρυμέναι) or Erymnae or Erymnai (Ὲρυμναί) was a town and polis (city-state) in Magnesia, ancient Thessaly, situated upon the Aegean Sea coast at the foot of Mount Ossa, between Rhizus and Myrae. Pliny the Elder relates that crowns thrown into a fountain at Eurymenae became stones. It was destroyed by Lyciscus in the 4th century BCE. The site has been located at a place called Kokkino Nero.

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