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date: 30 October 2020

Aedepsuslocked

  • Antony Spawforth

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Aedepsus (mod. Loutra Aidepsou), Euboean coastal town dependent on *Histiaea, famous in antiquity for its hot springs, known to Aristotle (Mete. 2. 366a) and still in use. It prospered in imperial times as a playground for the wealthy, equipped with luxurious swimming-pools and dining-rooms (Plut. Mor.

Subjects

  • Historical Geography
  • Greek and Roman Archaeology

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