Hellenistic Tower at Eleutherna, Crete

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 14 May 2019
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The remains of a Hellenistic defensive tower standing atop Pyrgi hill in the ancient city of Eleutherna on Crete. The tower was used from the Hellenistic until the Byzantine period (4th century BCE to 7th centuries CE).

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2019, May 14). Hellenistic Tower at Eleutherna, Crete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10633/hellenistic-tower-at-eleutherna-crete/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Tower at Eleutherna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10633/hellenistic-tower-at-eleutherna-crete/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Tower at Eleutherna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 31 Jul 2021.