Coordinates: 39°07′18″N 22°02′15″E / 39.121546°N 22.037483°E / 39.121546; 22.037483 Angeia or Angea (Ancient Greek: Ἀγγεία) was a town and polis (city-state) in ancient Thessaly in the district Dolopia.[1] Livy relates that the retreat of Philip V of Macedon after the Battle of the Aous (198 BC) allowed the Aetolians to occupy much of Thessaly, and these latter devastated Angeia and its neighbour, Ctimene.[2] Modern scholars identify the site of Angeia with the modern village of Loutropigi [el].[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Thessaly and Adjacent Regions". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 707–708. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  2. ^ Livy. Ab Urbe Condita Libri (History of Rome). 32.13.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 55, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Angea". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.