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Cheimerion (Greek: Χειμέριον) was an ancient Greek pre Hellenistic fortified settlement and port of Epirus.[1] Its acropolis was fortified since the archaic period. It is located in modern Stikgia, 5 km from Ephyra. It is mentioned by Thucydides (1, Kerkyraica, 30[2] and 46) and Pausanias.[3]

Epirus in antiquity


  1. ^ An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis: An Investigation Conducted by The Copenhagen Polis Centre for the Danish National Research Foundation by Mogens Herman Hansen,2005,page 340
  2. ^ Thucydides, History, 1.30
  3. ^ Pausanias, Arcadica, VII, 2.)

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