Byron died here in 1824, and is commemorated by a cenotaph and a statue.
At Sparta a cenotaph was erected in his memory near the tombs of Pausanias and Leonidas, and yearly speeches were made and games celebrated in their honour, in which only Spartiates could compete (Paus.
Cimon brought those of Theseus from Scyros), or if they could not be procured, at least a cenotaph was erected in his honour.
The town of Chhatarpur, which is named after Chhatar Sal, and contains his cenotaph, is 70 m.
Teiresias' grave was at the Tilphusian spring; but there was a cenotaph of him at Thebes, and also in later times his "observatory," or place for watching for omens from birds, was pointed out (Pausanias ix 16; Sophocles, Antigone, 999).