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ience to an oracle delivered to them from Delphi:—
Maenalia is storm-swept, where liesArcas, from whom all Arcadians are named,In a place where meet three, four, even five roads;Thither I bid you go, and with kind heartTake up Arcas and bring him back to your lovely city.There make Arcas a precinct and sacrifices.This place, where the grave of Arcas is, they call Altars of the Sun.
Not far from the theater are famous tombs, one called Common Hearth, round in shape, where, they told me, lies Antinoe, the daughter of Cepheus. On it stands a slab, on which is carved in relief a horseman, Grylus, the son of Xenophon.
Behind the theater I found the remains, with an image, of a temple of Aphrodite surnamed Ally. The inscription on the pedestal announced that the image was dedicated by Nicippe, the daughter of Paseas. This sanctuary was made by the Mantineans to remind posterity of their fighting on the side of the Romans at the battle of Actium. They also worship Athena Alea, of whom they h