Galepsos (Kavala) 17 near Karyani - Γάληψος

Γάληψος - Galepsos, Classical to Roman polis near Karyane in Kavala Macedonia
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Latitude: 40.740400
Longitude: 23.986000
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Γάληψος
Place ID: 407240PGal
Time period: CHR
Region: Macedonia
Country: Greece
Department: Kavala
Mod: near Karyani

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Modern Description: Founded by Thasians in the 7th century BC as an emporium. Destroyed by Philip II in 356 BC, but rebuilt.
The ancient city was located on two high hills (Gaidourokastro), 4 km SE of the village of Karyani. On the N hill are remains of wall with isodomic masonry. On the S, rock-cut altars and retaining walls were found.
Wikidata ID: Q5518433

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

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

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