The Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi, Thebes

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 31 May 2022

The Kabeiroi sanctuary is located 8 km (4.97 miles) west of Thebes, Greece. The Kabeiroi were revered as vineyard and animal fertility guardians. The sanctuary's cult originated in the archaic period and lasted until late antiquity.

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Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who currently studies at the University of Groningen for his Master's degree in Classics and Ancient Civilizations with a track on Ancient History, focusing on the history of the Mediterranean Sea in the Archaic Era.

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Fountoukis, A. (2022, May 31). The Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi, Thebes. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15980/the-sanctuary-of-the-kabeiroi-thebes/

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Fountoukis, Athanasios. "The Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi, Thebes." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2022. Web. 24 Jun 2022.

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