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Daytrip: Ancient Corinth – Epidaurus – Nafplio – Mycenae

CORINTH

Corinth was one of the most important city-states in the ancient greek world. It was a centre of trade for the whole region. It was the richest settlement of the ancient world. Corinth was inhabited from at least 6500 BC.

EPIDAURUS
Epidaurus was a small city in ancient Greece. Its position as well as the Asclepieion,the most important therapeutical center of the ancient greek and roman world, contributed to its prosperity. The Epidaurus theater, built in the 4th century BC, is admired worldwide for its exceptional acoustics. The last few decades the theater is being used for cultural performances.

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MYTHOLOGY

Legend has it that Nafplio was founded and named after the hero Nafplios. According to Greek mythology, the site was fortified by cyclopean walls. Archeological evidence proves the existence of the settlement during the Mycenaean period.

MYCENAE
Mycenae, Agamemnon’s kingdom, is the most important citadel of the late Bronze Age.
A whole era and its civilization has been named after this city and thus it is called Mycenaean period. There are many legends dating back from this period. These legends have long been a source of inspiration for many writers and artists throughout the centuries.
MYTHOLOGY

According to the legend, Perseus, Zeus and Danae’s son, was the founder of Mycenae. It is said that Perseus named the city either after the cap (mycēs) of the sheath of his sword, or after a mushroom he found on the site.

NAFPLIO
Nafplio is a town in Peloponnese and the most important port of the region. It is one of the most picturesque cities it the country. The town was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic, from 1828 until 1834. The site is also renowned for the Acronauplia (walls dating from pre-classical times), Palamidi (a castle built by the Venetians) and Bourtzi (a small castle located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplio).