A Magistrate's Seat at the Amphiareion of Oropos

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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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.

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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.

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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/

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