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Tiryns (Ancient Greek: ἡ Τίρυνς)[1][2] was an ancient Greek acropolis (city). The remains are in the Peloponnese, a large peninsula and region in southern Greece, near to Nauplion. Heinrich Schliemann excavated Tiryns in 1885 and 1886. Tiryns is a UNESCO World Heritage Site,[3] listed with Mycenae.

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  1. Morwood, James (2002). Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary. Oxford University Press. p. 365. ISBN 9780198605126 .
  2. "Woodhouse's English-Greek Dictionary". p. 1028. http://artflx.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/efts/dicos/woodhouse_test.pl?keyword=Titan&pagenumber=&sortorder=Keyword. Retrieved 2011-04-07.
  3. "Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns". UNESCO. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/941. Retrieved 2011-04-02.

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