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KASTRI (“Batiae”) S Epeiros, Greece.

Probably a colony of Elis (Strab. 7.7.5 and FGrH 115 [Theopompos] F 206). A limestone outcrop is ringed with a circuit wall ca. 2100 m long. Gateways and towers are visible.


N.G.L. Hammond in Ἀφιέρωμα εἰς τὴν Ἤπειρον (1954) 27ff; id., Epirus (1967) 55f and 478, Plan 3 and Pl. II b and c.


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