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History (9)

Alliances

Catastrophes of the place

By the Turks, 1st September 1821

After having plundered and destroyed the island, they slaughtered hundreds of inhabitants (who were almost 4.000) and they sold others as slaves.


Colonizations by the inhabitants

Samothracian city of Mesambria, at Thrace


Samothracian fort Sale, near Doriscus at Thrace


Samothracian city of Tempyra, at Thrace


Official pages

The history of Samothrace


    Population movements

    Samians settled the island

    The Ephesians under Androclus made war on Leogorus, the son of Procles, who reigned in Samos after his father, and after conquering them in a battle drove the Samians out of their island, accusing them of conspiring with the Carians against the Ionians. The Samians fled and some of them made their home in an island near Thrace, and as a result of their settling there the name of the island was changed from Dardania to Samothrace.


    Samians settled the island

    The Samians fled and some of them made their home in an island near Thrace, and as a result of their settling there the name of the island was changed from Dardania to Samothrace.


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