Greek city dating

Greek colonies and communities have been historically established on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea, but the Greek people have always been centered on the Aegean and Ionian seas, where the Greek language has been spoken since the Bronze Age.

Until the early 20th century, Greeks were distributed between the Greek peninsula, the western coast of Asia Minor, the Black Sea coast, Cappadocia in central Anatolia, Egypt, the Balkans, Cyprus, and Constantinople.

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Many Ancient Greek sites and ruins that have survived today are among the most famous landmarks in the world.

The Acropolis in Athens stands tall as a testament to Ancient Greek achievement.

The 250-kilogram bomb is estimated to contain around 150 kilograms of explosives, making the operation particularly tricky.

/ AFP / SAKIS MITROLIDIS (Photo credit should read SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)Military officers unload sacks of sand next to a hole in the ground (R), where a 250 kg World War Two bomb was found during excavation works at a gas station, before an operation to defuse it that will take place on Sunday, in Thessaloniki, Greece February 10, 2017.

The cultural centers of the Greeks have included Athens, Thessalonica, Alexandria, Smyrna, and Constantinople at various periods.

Most ethnic Greeks live nowadays within the borders of the modern Greek state and Cyprus.“Very little is known about ancient cities in the region, and many researchers have previously believed that western Thessaly was somewhat of a backwater during Antiquity.Our project therefore fills an important gap in the knowledge about the area and shows that a lot remains to be discovered in the Greek soil,” said Rönnlund in the statement published by Gothenburg University.The fact that nobody has ever explored the hill before is a mystery." The team discovered finds, including ancient pottery and coins, dating back to around 500 BC during their first two weeks of field work in September.After that period, the city is believed to have flourished from the fourth to third century BC, before it was abandoned – possibly when the Romans conquered the area.REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis A man walks next to a gas station where an unexploded bomb dating to the World War II was found during work to expand a gas stations underground tanks in Thessaloniki on February 8, 2017.

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