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city-kingdom in ancient Cyprus
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Instance of polis,
archaeological site,
city-kingdom of Cyprus
LocationRepublic of Cyprus
Elevation above sea level
  • 35 m
34° 42′ 45″ N, 33° 08′ 30.84″ E
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Amathus (Ancient Greek: Ἀμαθοῦς) was one of the most ancient royal cities of Cyprus, on the southern coast in front of Agios Tychonas, about 24 miles west of Larnaca and 6 miles east of Limassol. Its ancient cult of Aphrodite was the most important, after Paphos, in Cyprus, her homeland, though the ruins of Amathus are less well-preserved than neighboring Kourion.


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