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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites

Viran Episkopi

  Six km W of Perama, remains of a Hellenistic and Roman settlement, with Minoan remains to the E. Below the modern church are the remains of a Hellenistic hieron, and on the summit of the hill on which the site stands is a large rectangular building with several rooms of probable Roman date. Traces of house walls are found on the slopes of the hill, and the site may have extended onto the level ground to the S.

K. Branigan, ed.
This text is from: The Princeton encyclopedia of classical sites, Princeton University Press 1976. Cited Nov 2002 from Perseus Project URL below, which contains bibliography & interesting hyperlinks.


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Viran Episkopi

  Viran Episkopi is 12km from Rethimnon on a road to the right off the Rethimnon - Iraklion highway at 10km. In Viran Episkopi there are remains of very old Byzantine churches.


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