Aegae (Achaea)

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Map of Ancient Achaea

Aigeira, also Aegae, or Aigai (Ancient Greek: Αἰγαὶ, Modern Greek: Αιγές) was an ancient settlement in Achaea located northwest of modern Aigeira. It was situated near the river Krathis, between the towns Boura and Aigeira.[1] There was a cult of Poseidon in the town, and it was abandoned in or before the 3rd century BC.[2]

The location of the ancient city has been found and excavated near Aigeira.[3]


  1. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 7.25.12
  2. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Aegae". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 1. London: John Murray. p. 30. 
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Coordinates: 38°06′10″N 22°21′41″E / 38.1028°N 22.3614°E / 38.1028; 22.3614