Golden Beach, Thasos

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Athanasios Fountoukis
published on 03 June 2022

The seaside of Golden Beach at Thasos, Greece. Ancient myth describes the well-known Thasian wine. It was said that Staphylus, the son of Dionysus and Ariadne, lived in Thasos, hence the Thasian wine was so distinguished.

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About the Author

Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who acquired a BA degree in History and Ethnology in Greece, and an MA degree in Ancient History in the Netherlands. He is fascinated by the ancient history of maritime and nomadic cultures.


  • François Salviat. " Le vin de Thasos, amphores, vin et sources écrites." Paris: Ecole Française d’Athènes, Recherches sur les Amphores Grecques, 1986, pp. 145-196.

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