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Travel not to escape life but for life not to escape you

On the mountains of Arcadia in Peloponnesos, near Stemnitsa and in the valley of Lousios river (the river where the fairies bathed baby Zeus), lies the ancient city of Gortyna. A lost city that was brought to light again by the archaelogists in the 1940s. According to Greek Mythology the city was founded by the mythical hero Gortys. Archaelogists believe that the foundation of the city could be placed between 1600 – 1100 BC. The city reached its acme between 8th century BC and 1st century AD, but the lack of many written documents and the very few archaelogical findings make this timeline hypothetical.

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