Doliche (Greek: Δολίχη), was an ancient city in Perrhaebia in Thessaly, situated at the foot of Mount Olympus. Doliche, with the two neighbouring towns of Azorus and Pythion (Pythium), formed a Tripolis. The site is occupied by the modern village of the same name; when Leake visited the site in the 19th century, he found two fragments of Doric columns 2 feet 8 inches (81 cm) in diameter in a ruined church, and a sepulchral stone in the burying-ground, together with some squared blocks. (Polyb. xxviii. 11; Liv. xlii. 53, xliv. 2; Ptol. iii. 13. § 42; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. iii. p. 344.)
The village Dolichi in the municipality of Livadi is named after the ancient city Doliche
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by William Smith (1857).
Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), p. 50.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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