Polyrinia Archeological Site

Local namePolyrinia
LocationPolyrrhenia, Greece

Polyrrhenia or Polyrrenia, Polyrrhen or Polyrren or Polyren, or Pollyrrhenia or Pollyrrenia, or Polyrrenion or Polyrrhenium, was a town and polis in the northwest of ancient Crete, whose territory occupied the whole western extremity of the island, extending from north to south. It was an important Archaic Period settlement co-temporaneous with Lato and Prinias. Strabo describes it as lying west of Cydonia, at the distance of 30 stadia from the sea, and 60 from Phalasarna, and as containing a temple of Dictynna.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyrrhenia

More information http://www.interkriti.org/visits/kissamos/polyrini/arch.htm

Address (Unnamed Road), Πολυρρηνία 73400, Greece

Coordinates 35°27'23.044" N 23°38'56.688" E

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