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dipylon

1. In ancient Greece, a gate consisting of two separate gates placed side by side.
2. (cap.) A gate of this type on the northwestern side of Athens.
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Dipylon bath: Elizabeth Pierce Blegen, "News Items from Athens," AJA 40 (1936): 547-9; Kurt Gebauer and Heinz Johannes, "Ausgrabungen im Kerameikos," AA 51 (1936): 208-12; Ursula Knigge, Der Kerameikos von Athen: Fuhrung durch Ausgrabungen und Geschichte (Athens: Krene, 1988), 159-60.
The robe was taken in a ship on wheels, from the Dipylon Gate, via the Greek Agora and the Eleusinion (near where the small church of Aghia Anna is today) and on to the Sanctuary of Pythian Apollo, on the north-west slopes of the Acropolis.
A reasonable guess is that in the north it bordered the deme Skambonidai on the line of the Panathenaic Way from the Dipylon to the Agora.
Without any hard evidence, but again with the premise that major roads radiating from the city center served as boundaries of the inner urban demes, a good tentative placement of Melite's northern limit, perhaps bordering Skambonidai, is the line of the Panathenaic Way from the Agora out to, or through, the Dipylon Gate.
All of this area, with the exception of the road to the Dipylon Gate, would fit Demosthenes' observation (54.
Thomas Axelsson, born in 1959, has amongst other things been CEO of Stille and Artema, and is Chairman of the Board of amongst other things Dipylon Medical AB (formerly CMA Microdialysis AB) and Airsonett AB.