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date: 07 December 2022



  • Antony Spawforth


Phaleron, the harbour (epineion) of Athens as late as 490 bce (Hdt. 6. 116); offering little shelter, it was thereafter soon displaced by *Piraeus. The site is uncertain—probably at the low hill of Agios Georgios in mod. Old Phaleron. In late Archaic times the settlement was large, to judge from its quota of nine seats on the Cleisthenic *boulē; to it probably belonged an 8th–6th-cent.


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