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/ Magna Graecia
13 February, 2024 - 13:51
Magna Graecia's Legacy: The Stories of Italy’s Ancient Greek Colonies
Long before the Roman Empire came along, the Ancient Greeks controlled much of southern Italy. From the 8th to the 5th centuries BC, intrepid Greek settlers transformed this region into a mosaic of...
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16 January, 2024 - 13:56
Two Exceptional Greek Temples Uncovered in 2,600-Year-Old City of Poseidonia Paestum
Archaeologists have unearthed two “exceptional” temples in the historic ancient city of Poseidonia Paestum, a settlement in Magna Graecia on the southern coast of Italy. Constructed in the Doric...
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9 October, 2023 - 17:29
Greek Goddesses’ Temples Grace Paestum On The Italian Tyrrhenian Sea
The ancient Greek city of Poseidonia, now Paestum , lies on the Italian coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Paestum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famed for its well-preserved ruins. In fact, posterity...
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3 December, 2019 - 03:31
Unusual Greek Baby Burial Unearthed in Sicily
An unusual discovery has been made on the Italian island of Sicily. A 2700-year-old burial of a new-born infant has been unearthed accompanied by the remains of an animal. The find is expected to...
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16 September, 2019 - 20:47
Pithekoussai: Ancient Greek Colony of Nestor’s Cup
Celebrated for its thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the volcanic island of Ischia, called Pithekoussai during its ancient Greek days —located in the Bay of Naples —harkens back to the...
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1 April, 2017 - 01:58
Just How Rich Were the Inhabitants of Magna Graecia Really?
A team of archaeologists excavating in the Italian city of Paestum (Poseidonia), has uncovered the remnants of a palatial structure and indispensable ceramics. Almost 2,500 years ago, Poseidonia was...
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