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Paeania or Paiania (Ancient Greek: Παιανία) were two demoi of ancient Attica, divided into Upper Paeania and Lower Paeania, that were situated on the eastern side of Hymettus, near the modern village of Liopesi renamed to Paiania. It was the deme of Demosthenes.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece. 1.23.12.
  2. ^ Harpocr., s.v.; Suda, s.v.; Phot., s.v.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Attica". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.