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Eleftherna was an ancient city that was founded in the 9th BC century and flourished in the Hellenistic and the Roman periods.rnIt was rebuilt in the early-Byzantine period between 430-450 AD. It was a major city, since it was the seat of the Bishop. These are the remains of a tower from that time, on the edge of today's village.rnEleftherna started to decline after an earthquake in 796 and was destroyed after the Arab conquest (824).

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Additional Photos by Aleksandar Dekanski (dekanski) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 320 W: 128 N: 1418] (8873)
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