The Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi, Thebes

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 31 May 2022
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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 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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