Cytinium

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Cytinium or Kytinion (Greek: Κυτίνιον) was an ancient city of Greece, one of the towns of the tetrapolis of Doris. Its site is occupied by the modern village of Palaiochori.

Cytinium was more frequently mentioned in history than the other towns of the Tetrapolis owing to its situation, which rendered it a place of great military importance.[1] Philip II of Macedon seized it in the course of his invasion of Greece in 339 BCE.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Cytinium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography 1. London: John Murray. p. 739. 
  2. ^ Raphael Sealey, A History of the Greek City States, Ca. 700-338 B.C. (University of California Press, 1976: ISBN 0520031776), p. 489.