Monuments reported by ancient authors METHONI (Small town) MESSINIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Monuments reported by ancient authors (2)

Ancient sanctuaries

Shrine of Artemis

METHONI (Ancient city) MESSINIA
There is also a shrine of Artemis here and water in a well mixed with pitch, in appearance very like the iris-oil of Cyzicos.

Ancient temples

Temple of Athena of the Winds

In Mothone is a temple of Athena Of the Winds, with a statue dedicated, it is said, by Diomede, who gave the goddess her name. The country being damaged by violent and unseasonable blasts, Diomede prayed to the goddess, and henceforward no disaster caused by the winds has visited their country.

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