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Which City in Greece?

Name these ancient and modern Greek cities based on their starting letter and a description.
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: October 28, 2023
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Description
Letter
City
City called the "Birthplace of Democracy"
A
Athens
This city dominated Greece before 1200 BC, and whose collapse marked the
start of the Greek Dark Ages
M
Mycenae
"Greece's Gate to the West"
P
Patras
It won the Peloponnesian War
S
Sparta
City that was named after the muscular demi-god who performed twelve labors
H
Heraklion
A type of olive is named after it
K
Kalamata
Host of the Panhellenic Games
O
Olympia
Capital of Peloponnese Region – Greek for "Three Cities"
T
Tripoli
Place where the oracle of Apollo could be found
D
Delphi
It has the namesake of a type of column
C
Corinth
"City of a Thousand Colors"
X
Xanthi
Its "sacred band" of elite warriors consisted of 150 male couples
T
Thebes
Where the Colossus statue used to stand
R
Rhodes
Was, at times, the second largest city in the Byzantine Empire after Constantinople
T
Thessaloniki
This largest city in Western Crete has a famous lighthouse
C
Chania
Achilles was born here. Hippocrates died here
L
Larissa
Largest city on the Pagasetic Gulf – main port city of the Thessaly region
V
Volos
Capital of ancient Crete
K
Knossos
Has the namesake of the Ionian island it is located on – Site of Navagio Beach
Z
Zakynthos
Last capital of Macedonia and Alexander the Great's birthplace
P
Pella
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