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Saranda, ancient Onchesmos

Richard Hodges

Saranda, ancient Onchesmos

a short history and guide

by Richard Hodges

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Published by Migjeni in Tiranë .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Albania -- Sarandë,
  • Sarandë (Albania) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 58-59).

    StatementRichard Hodges.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDR998.S37 H63 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23621264M
    ISBN 109789994394364
    LC Control Number2008479352


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This small, but beautifully illustrated guide book Saranda the ancient port of Saranda. Twenty kilometres north of the UNESCO site of Butrint, Saranda was a harbour. Buy Saranda - Ancient Onchesmos by Richard Hodges from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Richard Hodges. Saranda is the unofficial capital of the Albanian Riviera, and come the summer months it seems like half of Tirana relocates here to enjoy the busy beach and busier nightlife ancient Onchesmos book its crowd-filled seaside promenade.

What was once a sleepy fishing ancient Onchesmos book is now ancient Onchesmos book thriving city, and while Saranda Saranda lost much of its quaintness in the past two.

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The recorded history of Saranda goes back to Ancient Epirus, which was a Greek state between roughly the 4 th and 2 nd centuries B.C.

In antiquity, the town was known as Onchesmus ancient Onchesmos book Onchesmos). It was an important port town in the time of Cicero. Later, it fell under the control of the Byzantine and subsequently the Ottoman Empire.

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Find what to do today, this weekend, or Saranda May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Saranda. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Sarandë (Albanian pronunciation: [saˈɾa:ndə]; Greek: Άγιοι Σαράντα, romanized: Agioi Saranda ; Italian: Santiquaranta), also Saranda, is a coastal town in Albania.

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The legend has it that, the ancient inhabitants of Saranda area were offsprings of the Greek ancient hero Achilles. Epirus King Neoptolemus Pyrrhus, son of Achilles and the greater of the “Aeachidon Dynasty”, which lasted for years, after the fall of Troy held captive.

Book online at Saranda International 4*, Sarande, Albania. Saranda International Hotel is a four-star hotel close to the beach and in the ancient city of Butrint you can reach the car in Near Saranda stood the ancient Illyrian city of Onchesmos, mentioned as a port in the 1st century B.C.

In the 4th century A.C. the town was fortified with walls. Inside the walls have been excavated the remains of dwellings, water cisterns and an early Christian Basilica of the 5th and 6th century, containing a beautiful multicolored floor mosaic.

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In antiquity the city was known by the ancient Greek name of Onchesmos or Anchiasmos [7] [8] [9] and was inhabited by the Greek tribe of the Chaonians. [10] Onchesmos flourished as the port of the Chaonian capital Phoenice [11] [12] (modern-day Finiq).In ADit experienced repeated attacks from the Goths.

[citation needed]Ina Greek rebellion broke out, with revolutionaries taking. Saranda Palace, Saranda,Albania. 1, likes 4 talking about this.

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It’s the largest collection of ancient ruins in Albania at a location that has been occupied since the Stone Age. The ruins date back as far as BC when Butrint was settled by the Chaonians who occupied the coastal regions around western Greece and Albania.

Much later it became a. sarande travel guide Sarande, the gateway to the southern Albania, is a small town of pdf inhabitants, situated on a beautiful horseshoe bay between the mountains and the Ionian Sea.

The name Saranda derives from an early Christian monastery dedicated to Agioi Saranta (Forty Saints).