Facts in brief:
Was ancient metropolis of great importance; settled in Neolithic times; Acropolis fortified by 1200 BC; became great city-state, ruling & colonizing over wide area; was center of culture influencing all of the Western world in philosophy, theater & art.
Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM
( TGN )
Copyright © 2000
The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.
You are visitor no.