Kasmenai (Mount Casale)
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Kasmenai (Mount Casale)


Greek colony, settlement and necropolis of ancient Kasmenai.

Town and necropolis of the ancient Kasmenai. The urban plan, the area of ​​a sanctuary, the city walls and a small prehistoric settlement have been brought to light

Site subject to archaeological constraint DD.MM.//1958/01/03; DM // 1958/03/20

Bibliographic sources:

Diodorus Siculus, XVI, 9, 5 .; Adamesteanu, D. Contribution of the Archeological “Aerial photo library” Lisbon, 1964, p. 9, ff. 10-11 

(Source text of survey form n.162 Landscape Plan of the Province of Syracuse - Archaeological Heritage)  Archaeological Heritage Sheets Landscape Plan of Syracuse

Insights: F. Collura, “Kasmenai. Notes on the urban planning of a fortress-city ". Preprint 2012 Download file: Integrated_management_and_promotion_of_sites

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily 

Photo: Di Davide Mauro - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=65522427

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