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Orchomenos

      Ορχομενός (8/4/2011 v.1) Orchomenos (8/4/2011 v.1)
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Author(s) : Ferla Kleopatra (14/12/2010)
Translation : Astraka Kyriaki

For citation: Ferla Kleopatra, "Orchomenos",
Encyclopedia of the Hellenic World, Boeotia

URL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=13018>

 
 

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Argonautic expedition, Dionysus and Heracles, Minyas, Erginus and Orchomenus, Kopais Lake and Panaya of Skripou: A place with a long history that has existed since mythology, having experienced periods of great development, without ever losing its importance. Orchomenοs, as we know it, is the result of two smaller neighboring villages union: Petromagoula and Skripou.

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Region: Central Greece, Regional unit: Boeotia, Municipality: Orchomenos

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Orchomenos

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Boeotia

 
 
 

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