Pleuron, Aetolia

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Pleuron (Ancient Greek: Πλευρών, gen.: Πλευρῶνος; Modern Greek: Πλευρώνα, Plevrona or Ασφακοβούνι, Asfakovouni) was an ancient city in Aetolia, Greece. The town is said to have been founded by Pleuron, son of Aetolus. It was the birthplace of the ancient Greek poet Alexander Aetolus.

The remains of the ancient city are located a few kilometers north of the modern-day city of Missolonghi (and just west of the ancient city of Calydon, with which is it sometimes associated), and excavations are on-going.[1]


  1. ^ "Pleuron: recent archaeology!",