From Mycenaean to Macedon: The Prominence of Eretria in Greek Colonization

October 8, 2019 - General
Landscape of the ancient city of Eretria, Euboea, Greece. Source: photo_stella / Adobe Stock

Eretria is an ancient Greek city state located in the southern part of Euboea, a Greek island facing the coast of Attica. Eretria is said to have been founded during the 8th century BC and was one of the Greek city states that played an important role in the Greek colonization movement, which lasted from the 8th to the 6th centuries BC.

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