Probably a colony of Elis (Strab. 7.7.5 and FGrH 115 [Theopompos] F 206). A limestone outcrop is ringed with a circuit wall ca. 2100 m long. Gateways and towers are visible.
N.G.L. Hammond, ed.
This text is from: The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites, Princeton University Press 1976. Cited Nov 2002 from Perseus Project URL below, which contains bibliography & interesting hyperlinks.
Batiai. A town of Thesprotia in Epeirus, mentioned along with Elateia, and situated
in the interior in the neighbourhood of Pandosia.
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