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On the west coast of the Messinian Gulf and on the road Rizomylos-Koroni there is Petalidi which is a magnificent resort for many visitors who are looking for calmness in the endless blue of the sea and the silver-green of the olive groves. It is situated where the homeric Epia was (1580-1120 B.C), which was one of the seven cities which Agamemnon offered to Achilles.Koroni was also built on the same spot in the 4th century B.C. by Epimiledes, a representative of the general Epaminondas from Koronia of Boetia. In 1828, after the Naval battle of Navarino, the French general Maizon disembarked with 14000 soldiers to make Ibrahem Pasha abandon Greece. In 1830, it was built in the area of Mycaenean Epia (1580-1120 B.C) for the settlement of fighters who were from Mani and participated in the Revolution.

This extract is cited March 2003 from the Messenia Prefecture Tourism Promotion Commission URL below, which contains image.

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