Dimitsana (Arkadia, Peloponnese)
Dimitsana is an attractive small town standing on the river Lousios. In
Antiquity, the town was called Theutis.
It was one of the centres of the Greek independence movement partly due to
its production of gun powder. Nowadays it attracts many Greek tourists.
Short extention of the remaining ancient wall.
Patriach of Constantinople Gregory V's house. He was born here.
Besides Gregory, Bishop of Patras Germanos, who (symbolically) started the
Greek war of independence, was born in this town.
- Robin Barbar, Greece (Blue Guide), London- N.Y. 2001
(Revised reprint of the 6th edition of 1995), p. 308-309.
- Andrew Bostock, Greece: The Peloponnese, Bucks: Bradt Travel
Guides, 2010, p. 177-178
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