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7 Feb

Κάστρο Ορφανίου

Το Ορφάνι είναι χωριό του Δήμου Παγγαίου της περιφερειακής ενότητας Καβάλας, στην περιφέρεια Ανατολική Μακεδονία και Θράκη. Σύμφωνα με την απογραφή του 2011, έχει 656 κατοίκους. Βρίσκεται σε υψόμετρο 70 μέτρων. Η οικονομία του χωριού είναι αγροτική. Στην τοπική ενότητα Ορφανίου ανήκει ο οικισμός Μέγας Αλέξανδρος, με 50 κατοίκους σύμφωνα με την απογραφή του 2011. […]

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7 Feb

Рендинска крепост

Рендинската крепост (на гръцки: Κάστρο της Ρεντίνας) е средновековна крепост, чиито развалини се намират днес в Егейска Македония, Гърция, в дем Бешичко езеро (Волви) край самото Бешичко езеро. Намира се на хълм, непосредствено до река Рихиос, на западния вход на дефиле. Крепостта има за цел да предпазва византийското селище, а също така да наблюдава и […]

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7 Feb

Redina Fortress

Rentina Castle is located on top of a hill, next to the Richio river, at the western entrance of the Straits of Rentina or Makedoniko Tempi. It was continuously inhabited from the ancient years until the first years of the Turkish occupation when it was abandoned because its strategic importance had been degraded and the […]

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7 Feb

Рендинска крепост

Рендинската крепост (на гръцки: Κάστρο της Ρεντίνας) е средновековна крепост, чиито развалини се намират днес в Егейска Македония, Гърция, в дем Бешичко езеро (Волви) край самото Бешичко езеро. Намира се на хълм, непосредствено до река Рихиос, на западния вход на дефиле. Крепостта има за цел да предпазва византийското селище, а също така да наблюдава и […]

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7 Feb

Stagira (ancient city)

Stagira (/stəˈdʒaɪrə/), Stagirus (/-rəs/), or Stageira (Greek: Στάγειρα or Στάγειρος) was an ancient Greek city located near the eastern coast of the peninsula of Chalkidice, which is now part of the province of Central Macedonia. It is chiefly known for being the birthplace of Aristotle, the Greek philosopher and polymath, student of Plato, and teacher of Alexander the Great. The ruins of the city lie approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north northeast of the present-day […]

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7 Feb

Fillipi

Philippi (Greek: Φίλιπποι; Latin: Philippi) is an ancient city in the Roman province of Macedonia, located near the present-day city of Crinides, Greece, and flourished during the Hellenistic, Roman, and Early Christian eras. Philip was informed of this, that over 42 BC. Hr. In the battle of Philippi, Octavian Augustus and Mark Antony (Second Triumvirate) […]

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7 Feb

Fillipoi

Philippi (/fɪˈlɪpaɪ, ˈfɪləˌpaɪ/; Greek: Φίλιπποι, Philippoi) was a major Greek city northwest of the nearby island, Thasos. Its original name was Crenides (Greek: Κρηνῖδες, Krenides “Fountains”) after its establishment by Thasian colonists in 360/359 BC. The city was renamed by Philip II of Macedon in 356 BC and abandoned in the 14th century after the Ottoman conquest. The present municipality, Filippoi, is located near the ruins of the ancient city and […]

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7 Feb

Ancient gymnasium

The Gymnasium The Gymnasium is the most important public building in Amfipolis. It is situated in the S.E. part of the ancient city, between the exterior and interior surrounding walls and it is dated back to the 4th century B.C. up to the 1st century A.C. The arena occupies a central position. In the same […]

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7 Feb

The Ancient Bridge of Aggitis

The ancient bridge The ancient bridge was made of wood, is a unique finding. Between the fortified gate and Strymon’s bank, hundreds of piles were found. Under those piles, about 100 piles were supporting the bridge of the classic period in a deeper layer. This bridge must be the same as the one Thucydides mentioned […]

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7 Feb

Lion Stutue ( Amphipolis Lion)

The Lion of Amphipolis (Greek: Λέων της Αμφίπολης) is a 4th-century B.C. tomb sculpture in Amphipolis, Macedonia, northern Greece. According to Oscar Broneer and archaeologist Dimitris Lazaridis, the first person excavating in the area in the 1960s, it was set up in honour of Laomedon of Mytilene, an important general of Alexander the Great, king of Macedon. History The finding of the monument is connected to Macedonia’s […]

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