Steiria (Attica)


Steiria (Ancient Greek: Στείρια) was a deme of ancient Attica on the east coast, between Prasiae and Brauron.[1][2][3] Stiris in Phocis is said to have been founded by the inhabitants of this deme.[4] The road from Attica to Steiria and the harbour of Prasiae was called the Στειριακὴ ὁδός.[5] Steiria was the deme of Theramenes and Thrasybulus.

Steiria is located west of Porto Rafti.[6]



  1. ^ Strabo. Geographica. Vol. ix. p.399. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  2. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v.
  3. ^ Hesych., s.v.; Suda, s.v.; Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 4.7.11.
  4. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece. Vol. 10.35.8.
  5. ^ Plutarch, Hipparch. p. 229}}
  6. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Attica". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 37°53′53″N 24°00′39″E / 37.898159°N 24.010734°E / 37.898159; 24.010734