Phaistos, Aghia Triada, Gortys

a visitor"s guide by I. M. ChristophorakД“s

Publisher: J.M. Christoforakis in Heraklion, Crete

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Other titlesPhaistos, Aghia Triada, Gortys, Plain of Messara :, Phaistos :
StatementJ.M. Christoforakis.
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The Disk of Phaistos was discovered in the Palace of Phaistos on the 3rd of July It consists of signs in total (including those repeated). The diverse signs are 45 and form 61 words on both sides. It is read from outside to inside, to the center. Chronologically, the Disk . The Phaistos Disc, probably dating back to the 17th century, gradually reveals its secrets. The linguist Dr. Gareth Owens, who has been living in Crete for the past 30 years (25 working in the Technical University of Crete and the last 10 as Erasmus + coordinator), has devoted his research to decipher the disc. Heraklion Capital of Crete The city. Founded by the Arabs in AD the city of Heraklion is the fourth largest in Greece (pop ,) and is a modern day concrete jungle, without even the small compensations of Athens such as the beauty of and character of Plaka, Monastiraki and Thiseio districts, or the large greenbelts such as Filopappou or Zappeio. Aghia Triada est un site archéologique minoen au-dessus de la Plaine de la Messara qu'il domine à l'ouest tandis que Phaistos, distant de 4 km, la domine à l'est, en Crète centrale. Le complexe n'était pas un palais à proprement parler, mais plutôt une ville voire une villa royale dont le nom est tiré d'un des deux édifices religieux localisés à proximité, Aghia Triada ou Sainte Coordonnées: 35° 03′ 33″ nord, 24° 47′ 33″ est.

The ancient city of Gortys of Gortyn on the island of Crete The old city of Gortys or Gortyn is situated just outside Agii Deka on the Messara plane. It has been inhabited since BC, originally by the Minoans, and later the Dorians built temples for Athena and for Apollo here in the 7th century BC. The aim of this paper is to present the evolution of aqueduct technologies through the millennia, from prehistoric to medieval times. These hydraulic works were used by several civilizations to collect water from springs and to transport it to settlements, sanctuaries and other targets. Several civilizations, in China and the Americas, developed water transport systems independently, and Cited by: Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s. Experience the Cretan way of life. You are here. Home» Disc of Phaistos» My Cretan Home» Thematic Decoration.

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Hello. We wish to vist Phaestos/Agia Triada and Gortys over two/three days using public transport. We will arrive from Heraklion and will leave towards Aghia Triada. I have looked at the Ktel website and it looks like the best places to stay would be Mires, Matala or Agia Galini Which town would be the best base for accesing the sites by bus.

Agia Triada Phaistos [Vasilakis, Andonis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Agia Triada Phaistos. Hi Roseeeeee, I am going to presume that the Agia Triada you are referring to is the villa located near Phaistos and not the monastery on the Akrotiri peninsula mentioned by Twixthepennines.

As you familiarise yourself with Crete you will become aware that several places on the island bear the same / similar names. Agia Galini would be my favourite base on the island however I am not sure if. Gortyn, Gortys or Gortyna (Greek: Γόρτυν, Γόρτυς, or Γόρτυνα, pronounced) is a municipality, and an archaeological site, on the Mediterranean island of Crete 45 km (28 mi) away from the island's capital, seat of the municipality is the village Agioi Deka.

Gortyn was the Roman capital of Creta et area was first inhabited around strative region: Crete. The Royal Villa was built in the 16th century B.C. (New Palace period). After the destruction of the palaces in B.C., only a small megaron of the Mycenaean type was built in their place.

There is evidence that in the Geometric period (8th century B.C.) the site had religious function. In the Hellenistic period (4th-3rd centuries B.C.) the sanctuary of Zeus Velchanos was founded and much.

Anyways, back to the trip. I have 4/5 days to kill & I'm looking to visit the historical sites of Phaistos, Gortys, Agia Triada & the Dikteon cave, maybe Zokras if I have the time. I fly into Chania after 12am so I will spend the 1st day there.

I have seen that there is a bus to Rethymnon the next day at am & a bus from there to Agia Galini. Crete - Knossos, Phaistos, Mallia, Gournia, Zakros, Archanes, Gortys, Haghia Triada, Kritsa, Toplou, Spinalonga and Heraklion Muséum.

Phaistos (Greek: Φαιστός, pronounced ; Gortys book Greek: Φαιστός, pronounced [pʰai̯stós], Minoan: PA-I-TO?), also transliterated as Phaestos, Festos and Latin Phaestus, is a Bronze Age archaeological site at modern Faistos, a municipality in south central t Phaistos was located about km ( mi) east of the Mediterranean Sea and 62 km (39 mi) south of Heraklio Location: Municipality of Faistos, Regional Unit.

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Phaistos was so big that it had it's own government and coins The area included, amongst others, the island of Lito. Phaistos was destroyed by the neighboring Gortyn around BC. Most artifacts which were found at Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, are currently located in the Heraklion Museum in Heraklion.

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A destructive earthquake around BC brought the old palace to an end. Rebuilt, Phaistos continued to flourish during Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic times. It was destroyed by the Gortynians during the 3rd century B.C. In the afternoon, we continue for Matala, ancient port.

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Greece Tours Guide is an excellent guide for organizing your holiday in Greece and in. With a car you will also be able to visit Agia Triada, a small and evocative site 3km from Phaistos which the tour offered by greecetourguides in the link Guaire provided (which works for me) doesn't cover.

And you'll be able to get to Phaistos early in the morning, and enjoy it before the tour groups descend. Explore Crete’s secrets and individual holiday lettings Crete, an island where the sun is shining on more than days a year, has got a lot of hidden secrets like the area of Phaistos, with its famous ancient excavations "Minoan palace of Phaistos" or "Gortina", the magnificent beach of Komos, wild gorges, old monasteries, mountain trails and of course the traditional villages where you.

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The first stop would be Gortys and it takes 1,5 hr. than see the time schedule for to continue with the same line to Phaestos, here you can either wait to return to Heraklion or you can stay in Vori a nice village near Phaestos with the Folk art museum that was awarded by the E.U.

The next day you visit the Monastery of Kaliviannis and. The Ancient city of Gortys. Slightly north of Phaistos, between the villages of Agioi Deka and Mitropoli are the ruins of ancient Gortys, Gortyna or Gortyn, one of Crete s most powerful cities and island s capital at the times of the Roman and Byzantine periods.

With a history of 6, years it is one of the most extensive archaeological sites. After Gortys, drive towards Phaistos.

Turn right along the road to Ambelouzos and the Acropolis is about 15 minutes away. The hill of the Acropolis was inhabited continuously from Neolithic (6, BC) and Minoan (3, BC) times to the mid-Byzantine period (6thth century AD).

The historic houses are well preserved, and there are some archeological tombs that date over years not far from the village. Being in Greece, you must visit some of the ancient sites on the south shore of Crete such as Phaistos, Gortys and Aghia Triada to marvel at their archeological ruins.

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Leave a comment. The Phaistos Disk is the most famous ancient artefact ever found on Crete and as Axel Hausmann says, can be considered the world’s oldest ‘printed’ document, dated to around BC.

This is because the characters were created using incised punches, similar in effect to movable type. Noting that this ‘document’ was produced using some sort of character ‘punches’, brings to my.

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Agia Galini port, right in front of the village, accommodates cruise and sailing boats which gather there in the summer months.

The amphitheatric arrangement of the houses makes Agia Galini a special place, offering a wonderful view of the port and Messara Bay, whilst equally impressive for the visitor is the view from the port to the village.5/5. The Italian Archaeological School at Athens located and excavated the site of Aghia Triada in the years, and The Villa at Aghia Triada consists of two wings which form an L-shaped structure enclosing a court.

Chania. Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. The city of Chania can be divided in two parts: the old town and the modern city which is the larger one.

The old town is situated next to the old harbour and is the matrix. We skipped Gortys and started with Aghia Triada, which is an amazing ancient site on a hill top overlooking the Messara bay and the high peaks of the Psiloritis range (reaching up to meters above the sea level).

There are remains of late Minoan and Mycenaean buildings ( to BC), such as a shrine, large Royal villa, the settlement.Apart from the second largest Minoan Palace of Phaistos, there is the Minoan Palace of Agia Triada, the famous ancient Roman capital of Gortys, the tiny village of Vori with its ethnological Museum, the mountain villages of Kamares and Zaros with their countless natural springs, and much much more.Phaistos Villas - luxury holiday rentals in Sivas.

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