A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$3389 / $18000

Illustration

Athanasios Fountoukis
by
published on 29 May 2022
A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos Download Full Size Image

The Amphiareion of Oropos is located in the hills 6 km (3.73 miles) southeast of the fortified town of Oropos in Attica, Greece. It was a sanctuary built during the late 5th century BCE, and was dedicated to the hero Amphiaraos. Pilgrims visited the sanctuary to receive the oracles' guidance and healing.

Remove Ads
Advertisement
Subscribe to this author

About the Author

Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who acquired a BA degree in History and Ethnology in Greece, and an MA degree in Ancient History in the Netherlands. He is fascinated by the ancient history of maritime and nomadic cultures.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Fountoukis, A. (2022, May 29). A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15964/a-magistrates-seat-at-the-amphiareion-of-oropos/

Chicago Style

Fountoukis, Athanasios. "A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 29, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15964/a-magistrates-seat-at-the-amphiareion-of-oropos/.

MLA Style

Fountoukis, Athanasios. "A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 May 2022. Web. 22 Jul 2024.

Membership