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The Propylea in Athens

Propylaea is the entrance to the sacred rock designed by the architect Mnesicles. Its construction lasted from 437 to 432 BC to be interrupted by the out break of the Peloponnesian War (431 BC). In the Antiquity there were five entrances between the six columns that you see before you...

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History of the Acropolis

The Acropolis through the centuries, 4000 BC: The first people of Athens settle around the Acropolis rock. Since that time and throughout Athens' history the Acropolis was the center around which city life developed. The Mycenaean period (1600-1100 BC): The settlement grows and the rock...

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History of Athens City

The exciting history of Athens started approximately 6000 years ago, with the arrival of the first pre-Hellenic tribes. According to the myths. Athens was established through the union of the scattered settlements of Attica under the initiative of king Theseus. The history of Athens was...

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