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Khalkís

facts in brief


Part of Simon Pinargenti map, 1573
Part of Simon Pinargenti map, 1573




Facts in brief:

Was a flourishing trade center in Antiquity; its citizens colonized Sicily in 8th cen. BC; was a tributary to Athens; Philip II of Macedon garrisoned here; was partly destroyed after allying itself with the Achaean League against Rome in 146 BC.

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