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08/05/2008
The obelisks


An innovation attributed by some researchers to the king of Argos Pheidon, took place probably near the end of the 8th cent. B. C., or maybe a little later in continental Greece and especially in Argolis...

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08/05/2008
Classic years


The antagonism with Sparta, the other strong city of Peloponnese started during the 5th century B.C. and went on for many centuries...

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13/05/2008
Peter Edmund Laurent


At the time of pest (1818) the young traveller Peter Edmund Laurent travelled to Greece...

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13/05/2008
Abbot Fourmont, the vandal (1729)


The second deputy of Louis the 15th, the abbot Fourmont stayed in Constantinople only for two months...

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13/05/2008
Argos in 18th and 19th century


In the beginning of the 18th century Argos had a population of three hundred Greeks and about twenty Turks...

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13/05/2008
Roman Years


During the time of the Roman Domination, Argos flourishes again...

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13/05/2008
Byzantine period


The Byzantine Empire was divided in themes - a theme was some kind of today’s general regimen or a county, and it was ruled by a general or a praetor, who had civic as well as military authority...

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08/05/2008
Mycenean years


According to mythology the first inhabitants of Argos were the Pelasgians, with god Inachos as their king...

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08/05/2008
Geometric and Archaic years


The Mycenaean civilization collapsed at the end of the 12th century B.C. after the descent of the Dorians...

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08/05/2008
Pheidon


The eleventh of the Timenides, Pheidon, who reigned between 770-730 B.C., founded the first mint in Europe in Aegina, which belonged to the kingdom of Argos...

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13/05/2008
A pro – Turkish English man


Gell, the traveler has given information about constant development of Argos concerning the population as well as financial life...

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13/05/2008
Martin Leake


The English captain William Martin Leake traveled around Greece for five years, during the wars of Napoleon (1804-1810) in a secret military and diplomatic mission...

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13/05/2008
Pouqueville


Despite the emigration of the population in the end of the 18th century...

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13/05/2008
Marcellus


When the young French diplomat, the viscount De Marcellus was appointed at the embassy of France at Constantinople, in 1816, he was possessed by the “insobriety” of his acquaintance with the ancient world, which was unknown to him...

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13/05/2008
Revolution


The city of Argos raised the flag of the revolution on the 23 of March 1821 under the commands of Stamatelos Antonopoulos...

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13/05/2008
Makrygiannis at Argos


After Athens, Argos is the city that has been most affiliated to the contender of the Revolution, Giannis Makrygiannis...

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13/05/2008
The National Assemblies


The preparations for the First National Assembly of the fighting Greek people took place in 1821 at the church of St. John...

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13/05/2008
The Assembly at Argos (before the First National Assembly)


In the end of November 1821, after repeated appeals by Ypsilantis, Kolokotronis and the people of Hydra, the representatives of the regions of Peloponnese began gathering in Argos...

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13/05/2008
The Fourth National Assembly


On the last days of June 1829, the constituents of the several provinces, 236 altogether, started arriving at Argos to take part in the Fourth National Assembly...

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13/05/2008
The Sixth National Assembly


Under the pressure of the crucial opposition to the decisions of this National Assembly, another National Assembly was constituted and started working in Argos on the 11th of June 1832...

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13/05/2008
After the Liberation (19th century)


Argos started developing to an industrial, commercial and cultural centre during the entire 19th century...

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14/05/2008
20th and 21st century


During the recent years Argos has developed to an important agricultural, commercial, industrial and export centre...

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14/05/2008
The Fifth National Assembly


The convergence of the Fifth National Assembly of the Greeks in Argos was stamped by the conflict between Kolettis, Avgoustinos Kapodistrias and Kolokotronis and by the conflicts between the two parties - the Governmental and the Parliamentary – in the city...

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14/05/2008
Places of worship in the ancient city of Argos


Excavations revealed a city-centre, which was densely populated and had a social structure analogous to the leading role, which Argos played in Antiquity...

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14/05/2008
Mythography


Texts of myth-making, in which one can pin-point the name Larissa, exist in almost all the ancient and the more recent Greek tradition, with branches, which approach myths and stories from Peloponnese, Sterea Hellas and Thessalia...

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19/05/2008
DIOMEDES


He was an Acheaian hero, son of Tydeos and Diepyli...

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26/12/2008
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