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Ancient Assini


Kastraki, or the Citadel of Ancient Assini (Acropolis), sits on a hill next to Tolo, and was a launching point for 80 ships destined for Troy.

 

 

KastrakiFrom the 5th millennium BC up to about 600 AC, the citadel was continuously inhabited, but the first citation to Assini was made ​​by Homer (B 560), indicating that Argos , Tiryns , Epidaurus and other cities of Argolida participated in the Trojan war with a large number of ships ( eighty ships) .

The first excavations of the Acropolis and Lower Town were accomplished by the Swedish Archaeological Expedition (1922-1930) and continued in the 1970s by D Conservation Unity of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquity and the Swedish Institute in Athens.

 

 

 

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