Ancient literary sources ERETRIA (Port) EVIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

Location information

Listed 2 sub titles with search on: Ancient literary sources  for wider area of: "ERETRIA Port EVIA" .

Ancient literary sources (2)

Perseus Encyclopedia


ERETRIA (Ancient city) EVIA
In Euboea, Pisistratus in exile there, native place of Gephyraei, objective of Mardonius' campaign under Darius, of Datis, subdued by Persians, Eretrian captives in Persia, contingent in Greek fleet, at Plataea, enslaved by Medes, sacked by Romans, Eretrians dedicate bronze ox at Olympia, invade land of Tanagra.



As for the power the Eretrians once had, this is evidenced by the pillar which they once set up in the temple of Artemis Amarynthia. It was inscribed thereon that they made their festal procession with three thousand heavy-armed soldiers, six hundred horsemen, and sixty chariots. And they ruled over the peoples of Andros, Teos, Ceos, and other islands.

You are able to search for more information in greater and/or surrounding areas by choosing one of the titles below and clicking on "more".

GTP Headlines

Receive our daily Newsletter with all the latest updates on the Greek Travel industry.

Subscribe now!

Ferry Departures