Elaea (promontory of Crete)
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Elaea or Elaia (Greek: Ελαία) was the ancient name of a promontory on the northeast coast of Crete, Greece, which was mentioned by Ptolemy, (Ptol. v. 14. § 3), on which was a temple of Zeus Diktaios. The site is near the modern town of Palaikastron.
- Smith, William (editor); Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, "Elaea", London, (1854)
- Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), p. 60