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Summary

OmnesViae import TPPlace1836

Class:

  • City
  • invisible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Thessaloniki, Hagios Demetrios

Paleochristian Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios

Castle of Thessaloniki

Castle of Thessaloniki

Church of the Acheiropoietos in Thessaloniki

Originally built in the Vth century. Modified the in VIIth and in the XIV-XVth centuries.

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Founded by the Macedonian king Cassander in 315 BC. Important trade hub and port city. Became a Roman city in 41 BC. The emperor Galerius made Thessalonice his residence and a regional capital.1

References

  1. Woordenboek der Oudheid s.v. Thessalonice