Mansion of Herod Atticus

The Mansion of Herod Atticus is one of the most important and most impressive monuments in Arcadia. It is situated in Eva, in Doliana, an ancient town of Kynouria, which has been completely lost, but for a few samples of habitation. The mansion’s location was already known from the 19th century, however it was identified with certainty in 1906 by archaeologist Constantine Romeos. Herod Atticus, orator, philosopher and politician from a wealthy family, was also a fanatical collector of works... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Ancient Gortys

Ancient Gortys is among the most important Arcadian cities of the ancient world. The exact dates of its founding, prime and decline are not known, since the archaeological evidence that has come to light is not enough to make an estimation. It is generally accepted, however, that the city was in its prime already in the 4th century B.C., and it was probably destroyed sometime around the 12th century. The archaeological site is located outside the village of Atsilochos, in Mountainous Arcadia.... διαβάστε περισσότερα