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6000 Years of Hellenic History - Delion Apollo

A cache by Yiannisp & E.X. Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/12/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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With these caches we're going to travel into the myths and the history of Greece that has begin 6000 years ago.

Spots.

  1. Cycladic civilization: prehistoric Greece
  2. Minoan Civilization
  3. Mycenaean civilization
  4. Ancient Greece
  5. Hellenistic Greece
  6. Roman Period
  7. Byzantine Period
  8. Greek War of Independence
  9. The modern Greek state

 

1.Cycladic civilization

Delion Apollo

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Naxos.About the place : The very early stages of human habitation on Naxos are lost in the mists of myth. In this island Zeus, Apollo, Dionysus, and Ariadne, Demeter and Artemis were worshiped above all. Zeus, father of all gods, was born in Crete but was brought up in Naxos. Dionysus was born in Naxos and the Nymphs Filia, Kleide and Koronis hiding him in the cave of Koronos.
Arhaeological remains prove the existence of a developed society from as early as the 4th millenium BC. Our knowledge of this period depends mainly on the arhaeological findings in Grota, Kastraki and Panormos. In Naxos have also been unearthed some of the famous Cycladic statuettes. More about Naxos you can read at the bellow links.

Cache Details : The cache is placed in the area of the most known monument of Naxos, Portara.
We wish you good and pleasure geocaching in Naxos island.

  • The cache is a Tupperware box wrapped in a plastic bag and initially contain:
  • declaration in English and Greek
  • a logbook a pen and a pencil
  • a postcard of Naxos
  • a glass ball
  • some more items to trade AND
  • an FTF Award with a nice pin, gift for the one that will find it first.

GREEK

 

FTF: 25 Sep 2007 by Geoslighty

Links

Naxos History & Information
Naxos Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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www.geocaching-gr.com The Greek Geocaching site (Only in Greek)

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