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Various locations (14)

Ancient authors' reports

Plain of Orchomenus

KANDILA (Village) LEVIDI
The rain-water, flowing through a deep gully between the city and Mount Trachy, descends to another Orchomenian plain, which is very considerable in extent, but the greater part of it is a lake.

Ancient place-names

Oligyrtus

KAFYES (Ancient city) LEVIDI
  Oligyrtus (Oligurtos, Polyb. iv. 11, 70; Onogurtos, Plut. Cleom. 26), a mountain and fortress situated in a pass between Stymphalus and Caphyae. Leake places it on a small advanced height of Mt. Skipezi, projecting into the Stymphalian plain, on the crest of which are the foundations of a Hellenic wall, formed of large quadrangular stones. (Leake, Morea, vol. iii. p. 114; Boblaye, Recherches, &c. p. 154; Curtius, Peloponnesos, vol. i.p. 217.)

Anchisia Mountain

LEVIDI (Small town) MANTINIA
Mountain of Arcadia.

Elymia

The flat area to the east of Levidi, where in 370 BC a battle between Mantineans and Orchomenians took place. Xenophon refers to this battle (Hell. 6,5,13) (Ekd. Athinon, Pausanias’ Periegissis, vol. 4, p. 222, note 1).

Anchisiae

Place in Arcadia.

Cissa

MAINALON (Ski centre) ARCADIA
A spring.

Thaumasius Mountain

MENALON (Mountain) LEVIDI
Mountain of Arcadia.

Three Ways

Meetings of, place in Arcadia.

Mount Trachy

ORCHOMENOS (Ancient city) LEVIDI
Opposite the city is Mount Trachy (Rough).

Caphyatic Rock

On the road to Pheneus you will come to a mountain. On this mountain meet the boundaries of Orchomenus, Pheneus and Caphya. Over the boundaries extends a high crag, called the Caphyatic Rock.

Teneae springs

Springs near Orchomenus in Arcadia.

Rheunus

PANAGITSA (Village) LEVIDI
Place in Arcadia.

Mountain peaks

Mount Cnacalus

KAFYES (Ancient city) LEVIDI
Mountain of Arcadia.

Springs

Menelais

A little beyond the city is a spring, and by the spring grows a large and beautiful plane tree. They call it Menelais, saying that the plane was planted by the spring by Menelaus, who came to the spot when he was collecting his army against Troy. To-day they give the name Menelais to the spring as well as to the plane.

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