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ⓘ Arcadian Azania




                                     

ⓘ Arcadian Azania

Arcadian Azania was one of the subdivisions in ancient Arcadia along with Parrhasia and Lycaonia. Ancient Azania was in an area that are now the area of Kalavryta, Achaea and Feneos, western Corinthia. It was inhabited by the Arcadian tribe of the Azanes, named after Azan, son of the mythical king Arcas. The son of Azan was Kleitor, founder of the city Kleitor. Strabo mentioned the Azanes as an Arcadian tribe, one of the oldest Greek tribes.

Azanas was divided into five States, cities, Kleitor, Kynaitha, Psophis, Pheneos and Thelpusa.

                                     
  • Atalanta Nonacria, and Callisto Nonacrina virgo, in the general sense of Arcadian Between 1835 and 1912, there was a municipality named Nonakrida Greek:
  • boars. Paus is also mentioned by Herodotus, who speaks of it as a town of Azania Cleitor was situated in the midst of the aforementioned plain, upon a hill
  • Scotane or Skotane Ancient Greek: Σκοτάνη was a settlement in ancient Arcadia, Greece. Pausanias wrote that it was located near Nasi, Lycuntes and Argeathae
  • Lycuntes or Lykountes Ancient Greek: Λυκούντης was a settlement in ancient Arcadia, Greece. Pausanias wrote that it was located near Nasi, Scotane and
  • Thelpusa or Thelpousa Ancient Greek: Θέλπουσα or Telphusa or Telphousa Τέλφουσα was a town in the west of ancient Arcadia, situated upon the left
  • Arcadia and the Dryad Erato, brother of Apheidas, Elatus and Hyperippe. Azania in Arcadia was named after him. He was the father of Cleitor and Coronis

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