Ancient Greek colonies

Colonies or trading posts of Ancient Greece

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Cilento and Vallo di Diano Paestum
Odesa "Odesa was the site of a large Greek settlement no later than the middle of the 6th century BC (a necropolis from the 5th–3rd centuries BC has long been known in this area). Some scholars believe it to have been a trade settlement established by the Greek city of Histria." (wiki)
Ohrid Region Lychnidos
Pergamon Philetaerus from Macedonia founded the Attalid dynasty that established the Hellenistic city of Pergamon
Stari Grad Plain "Beginning in the 4th century BCE, the Greeks colonized the island."
Tauric Chersonese
Trogir Trading settlement


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