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Filothei: the Saint of Athens: a life full of strength and support Do you wonder how Filothei area and Mpenizelos mansion at Adrianou Street are related to the fall of Cyprus to the Ottomans in 1571, during Ottoman-Venetian war? Well, everything starts in Ottoman Athens, at 1522, when a little girl named Paraskevi, coming from...
From Classic to Medieval Attica Athens is famous about its ancient history, Acropolis, theater and democracy. But its byzantine and latin period are not well known. Inside the modern city of Athens, remains of its medieval past are the churches, like Monastiraki, Ragavas, Little Metropolis, who were built between 10-11th century and we renovated. What...
Everyone wants to explore Parthenon, Acropolis, Olympian Zeus temple, and Greece’s archeological treasures. But Greece is quite known for its Orthodox religion and around the city there are around 40 churches (!!!). Plaka is a basis of this byzantine legacy buildings, most of them being dated around 11th century, the last period of Byzantine (Roman...
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