Skione (Chalkidike) 79 Nea Skioni - Σκιώνη

Σκιώνη - Skione, Archaic to Classical polis traces on hill 3 km E of Nea Skione in Halkidiki Macedonia
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Latitude: 39.936750
Longitude: 23.564020
Confidence: Medium

Greek name: Σκιώνη
Place ID: 399236PSki
Time period: AC
Region: Macedonia
Country: Greece
Department: Chalkidiki
Mod: Nea Skioni

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Modern Description: Mentioned by Thucydides as the most ancient colony in the Chalcidice. Founded by Pellenians from the Peloponnese immediately after the Trojan war. Occupation continued through Hellenistic and Roman times.
The ancient city was located on naturally fortified cliffs in the area of Myrika, 3 km SE of Nea Skioni. Remains of Classical buildings have been revealed on the summit of the acropolis.
Wikidata ID: Q963571
Trismegistos Geo: 58915

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)

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