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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


AKRIES (Ancient city) ELOS
  Akriai, Akreia, Akreia: Eth. Akriates. A town of Laconia, on the eastern side of the Laconian bay, 30 stadia S. of Helos. Strabo describes the Eurotas as flowing into the sea between Acriae and Gythium. Acriae possessed a sanctuary and a statue of the mother of the gods, which was said by the inhabitants of the town to be the most ancient in the Peloponnesus. Leake was unable to discover any remains of Acriae; the French expedition place its ruins at the harbour of Kokinio.

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited May 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

Present location

Kokkinia Glykovryssis

One can still see ruins of the ancient city in the sea.

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