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There is also an ancient Tegea near Kissamos in the island of Crete, see Tegea, Crete Greece and Crete Crete, sometimes spelled Krete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ...


Statistics
Prefecture: Arcadia
Province: Mantineia
Seat: Stadio
Location: 38° 27′ 7″ N, 21° 25′ 15″ E
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 4,100

 -/km²
Communes: 14
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

around 600 m
650 m(centre)
around 700 m?
Postal code: 220 12
Area/distance code: 11-30-2710 (030-2710)
-55
Municipal code: 0518
Car designation: TP
Name of inhabitants: Tegean sing., -s pl.

Tegea was an important religious center of ancient Greek containing the Temple of Athena Alea. Tegea was sacked in 395 by the Goths. Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos): External link Map Categories: Lists of subnational entities | Prefectures of Greece ... Arcadia or Arkadía (Greek Αρκαδία; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is a region of Greece in the Peloponnesus. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... ... The Greek car license plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (f. ... Athena from the east pediment of the Afea temple in Aegina After a sculpture of Athena at the Louvre. ... Events After the death of emperor Theodosius I, the Roman Empire is divided in an eastern and a western half. ... Invasion of the Goths: a late 19th century painting by O. Fritsche portrays the Goths as cavalrymen. ...


Tegea is now located within the modern town of Alea, also it was referred to as Piali (not to be confused with Palaia Episkopi). Alea is located about 10 kilometers southeast of Tripoli. It is also a municipality whose seat is Stadio. Tripoli (Greek, Modern: Τρίπολη, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s), older form and Latin: Tripolis, rarely Tripolitsa, Tripolitza and Tripolizza is a city in the central part of the Peloponnesos, Greece, and the capital of the prefecture of Arcadia and the province of Mantineia which is the most populated province in Arcadia. ...


The province of Megalopoli is bordered to the west and the province of Kynouria is bordered to the east. In Arcadia Greece. ...

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Nearest places

  • Alea
  • Stadio

Communities

  • Alea
  • Episkopi
  • Garea
  • Kamari
  • Kerasitsa, where the politician Gregoris Lambrakis was born in 1912
  • Lithovounia
  • Magoula
    • Giokareika (pop: 51)
  • Manthyrea
  • Mavriki
  • Psili Vrysi
    • Bouzaneika (pop: 45)
  • Rizes
  • Stadio
    • Agios Sostis
    • Akra (pop: 42)
  • Tziva
  • Vouno

MP Gregoris Lambrakis marching alone in the banned Marathon - Athens Peace Rally on Sunday April the 21st 1963, one month before his assassination Gregoris Lambrakis (Γρηγόρης Λαμπράκης) (born April 3, 1912, died May 27, 1963), a politician, physician and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine in the... 1912 was a leap year starting on Monday. ...

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change
1981 - -
1991 4,539 -
2001 4,100 -439/9.67%

1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

Persons

Anyte of Tegea (fl. ... The Boast of Cassiopeia is a story from Greek mythology, associated with Perseus. ... The term Argonaut has more than one meaning: In Greek mythology, the Argonauts were a band of heroes associated with Jason. ...

External links

  • Tegea Information: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/siteindex?lookup=Tegea
  • Temple of Athena Alea at Tegea: http://www.goddess-athena.org/Museum/Temples/Tegea.htm
  • GTP - Ancient Tegea
  • GTP - Municipality of Tegea
  • GTP - Alea, the present name of Tegea
  • Tegea - black and white photo essay of the site and related artifacts




North: Korythios and Tripoli
West: Valtesio and Tripoli (NW) Tegea East: North Kynouria
South: Skyritida

Tripoli (Greek, Modern: Τρίπολη, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s), older form and Latin: Tripolis, rarely Tripolitsa, Tripolitza and Tripolizza is a city in the central part of the Peloponnesos, Greece, and the capital of the prefecture of Arcadia and the province of Mantineia which is the most populated province in Arcadia. ...

See also:

Municipalities of Arcadia
Apollonas | Dimitsana | Falanthos | Falaisia | Gortynia | Ores | Kleitoros | Kontovazena | Korynthos | Lagkadia | Leonidi | Levidi | Mantineia | Megalopoli | North Kynouria | Skyritida | Tegea | Trikolones | Tripoli | Tropaia | Valtesi | Vytina
Independent communes of Arcadia
Kosmas | Geraki
Provinces of Arcadia
Gertynia | Kynouria | Mantineia | Megalopoli

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Tegea was one of the most ancient cities of Peloponnesus; tradition ascribed its concentration (synoecism) out of eight or nine primitive cantons to a mythical king Aleus.
Tegea henceforth took an active part in the revival of the Arcadian League and the prosecution of the war in alliance with Thebes against Sparta (371-362), and the ultimate defection of Mantineia confirmed it in its federalist tendencies.
In Augustus' time Tegea was the only important town of Arcadia, but its history throughout the Roman and Byzantine periods is obscure; it ceased to exist as a Greek city after the Gothic invasion of 395.
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