Myths and cults of ancient Tenea

Elena Korka, Aspasia Gioka, Antonio Corso, Konstantinos Lagos, Ioannis Christidis, Argyro Pissa

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Since 2013, an excavation is being carried out in Chiliomodi, Corinthia, where ancient Tenea was located. Ancient sources give us very useful information about its topographic location and associate to with extremely important myths, such as the mythical cycle of the Trojan War and the myth of Oedipus. According to ancient literature, the main deity worshiped in Tenea was Apollo. Archaeological excavations have revealed a wealth of data that indirectly illuminates aspects of the cults of this city.

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Tenea, Troy, Tenedos, Apolo Smintheus, Oedipus, padded dancers, Dionysus.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5380/his.v69i1.76316

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