By Robert J. Buck
Robert Buck's historical past examines the archaeological list, takes a clean examine what the ancients stated in regards to the Boeotians and on the references of classicists of more moderen occasions, retells the legends, and reconstructs the heritage of the quarter from the heroic Bronze Age to the Pelopponesian conflict.
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202. 162. Fossey, Topography, 153f. 163. Against Pyle as Eteonus, Hope Simpson and Lazenby, 21. Eteonus at Neochorakion, Fossey, Topography, 166f. 164. Fossey, BICS 18 (1971) 206-8. 30 The Land of Boeotia 165. Paus. 6; Str. 31. 166. 525, 743, no. v. "Plataia," 2260-62; Kirsten-Kraiker, 187f. and plan 57 for Panakton, 872 for bibliography; McCreedie, Hespena Supp. v. "Panakton," 449f. 167. Syriopoulos, 38, no. 34. 168. , 27, who calls it Scaphae. Kirsten, RE 40 (1950) 2262, calls it Drymus. 533; McCreedie, Hespena Supp.
Paus. 3. v. "Hyettos," 90-93 and Meyer, RE Supp. 12 (1970) 497. The French School is publishing new studies, R. Etienne and D. Knoepfler, Hyettos de Beotie, BCH, Supp. 3(1976). 56. For excavations see BCH 2 (1878) 492-507. See also Frazer, Paus. 133; M. Feyel, Polybe et I'Histoire de Beotie (Paris, 1943) 192; Guillon, La Beotie antique, 105 with pictures. Kirsten, in Philippson 1. 723, note 23, sees The Land of Boeotia 25 retaining and not fortification walls at Hyettus, like those at Delphi that were covered with inscriptions in a similar way.
178 On Megalo Vouno, about two kilometres northwest of Aulis on the road to Chalkis, stand the well preserved remains of a large fortress encircling the top of the hill. The plan is of an irregular oval shape, 200 metres east-west and 100 metres north-south. The walls have twelve bastions and three gates and enclose barracks and sheds. The ceramic remains date from Hellenistic and later times. It was thought at one time to be the site of Mycalessus or Hyria, but the evidence of the pottery leads to the rejection of both ideas.