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Summary

According to the Herodotos, it was from here that the Persians invaded the Acropolis in 480 B.C. Aglauros was the daughter of the mythical king Kekrops; it was she who jumped from the Acropolis in order to save Athens from a extended siege; it was to her

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ┬▒ 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

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Athenae

Athens: one of the main Greek city-states.

Athens, Sanctuary of Pandion

The sanctuary dedicated to king Pandion, the father of Erechtheus.

Athens, Mint

Mint of Athenai

Areopagus

Areopagus,Hill of Ares. Mars Hill Athens where St Paul preached.

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