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Description

The Melite was the quarter of Athens located to the west of the Agora. It was roughly delimited to the north by the Peiraic Gate, to the east by the Agora and the Areopagos, and to the south by the foot of the Pnyx.

References

Travlos, John, Pictorial dictionary of Ancient Athens, Books that matter, New York, 1971, p. 121, 274

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