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In the location of the settlement of Porta - Panagia, the Byzantine city Megalai Pylai or Megali Porta was found which in the Ottoman domination was named Porta - Pazari. The English sightseer W. M. Leake, who passed from there in 1810, he reports it as Apano Porta or Porta - Panagia, contrary to the new settlement of Porta, which had already been developed in the right bank of Portaikou and that he reports it as Kato - Porta or Porta - Nicola. Both the two names (Pyli and Porta) are associated with the geographic location of the hamlet. In the settlement of Porta - Panagia, Larissa's Metropolite Vissarion the 2nd (1490-1540) was given birth, who was nominated Saint and patron saint of Trikala, Kalampaka and Pyli.

This text is cited Oct 2003 from the Municipality of Pyli URL below, which contains image.


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