Aipy (Greek: Αίπυ, Polytonic: Αἶπυ) or Typaneai (Greek: Τυπανέαι) was an ancient city in
Elis, the modern Ilia Prefecture, Greece. It was one of the oldest cities in Elis and was a member of the Minyaewhich had six cities, it was located near Makistos and according to Homer, they were prepared for the Trojan War. [ Homer. " Iliad", I; Strabo. "Geographica", V.] The ancient city has never been excavated and is 5 km from Platania. An ancient wall of the acropolis survives into the present together with a theatre and an agora(market), now entirely in rubble. [ [http://users.ilei.sch.gr/kkotsanas/SKILLOUDAS%20TOURIST%20GUIDE/tourist%20guide%20of%20skilloudas/platiana.htm Πλατιανα] ]
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