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Antimachia (Ancient Greek: Ἀντιμαχία) was a town of ancient Greece on the island of Cos.[1] Antimachia was the capital of the demoi of Aegelus[2] and Archia.[3]

Its site is located near modern Antimakheia.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Plutarch, Greek Questions, Moralia § 58.
  2. ^ W. R. Paton and E. L. Hicks The Inscriptions[WS 1] of Cos nr. 393 & 394; Ludwig Bürchner: Aigelos.(in German) In: Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Supplement Volume I, Stuttgart 1903, col. 35.
  3. ^ Ludwig Bürchner: Archia.(in German) In: Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Supplement Volume I, Stuttgart 1903, col. 119.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°48′11″N 27°07′39″E / 36.8031°N 27.1275°E / 36.8031; 27.1275