- Cape, a cape in E central Greece, SE of Athens, at the tip of the Attica peninsula, in W Aegean Sea.
Also called Colonna.
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Surely here we have the site of the temple of the god who was prayed to on Sounion.
A voyage to Sounion forms then a necessary part of even a short sojourn in Athens and Attica.
The island of Patroklos is the last of the series of capes and islands between Peiraieus and Sounion.
So Pausanias tells us, though he does not explain what brought Helen to the long island off Sounion.
We say the standing columns, because those columns of the Parthenn which have been thrown down are as white as those on Sounion.