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Makra Teiche

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J.S. Traill
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Ryan Horne, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Dec 27, 2019 11:24 AM History
The Makra Teiche or "Long Walls" of Athens were built in the middle of the fifth century B.C. and connected Athens to its ports at Piraeus and Phalerum. They were destroyed by the Spartans after the Athenian surrender in 403 B.C., and rebuilt during the beginning of the Corinthian War, which started in 395 B.C. The walls were ultimately destroyed by Sulla during his siege against Athens in 86 B.C.

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wall (of a city), city wall

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 59 B3

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Makra Teiche, Athens-Peiraieus railway

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J.S. Traill, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Ryan Horne, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Makra Teiche: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 07 April 2020]

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