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ALEAEA or ALAEA (Ἀλέαια), a festival celebrated to the honour of Athena Alea, near Tegea, with games and contests, of which we find mention in inscriptions. (Paus. 8.47.3; Krause, Die Gymnastik u. Agonistik d. Hellenen, pp. 734-736; K. F. Hermann, Lehrbuch d. gottesdienstlichen Alterthümer d. Griechen, § 51, n. 11; comp. HALOTIA.)


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