The Grove of Lake Skra

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 03 June 2022

On the slopes of Mt. Paiko the grove of Lake Skra in Kilkis, Greece, adds mythical elements to the flora of the Greek landscape. Kilkis is part of the ancient Macedonian region. If one could believe Herodotus, the origin of the Argead Dynasty, and as a consequence, the Macedonian kingdom lies in Perdiccas of Argos, offspring of the Temenids of Argos, whose progenitor was the legendary Hercules, son of Zeus.

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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.

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Fountoukis, A. (2022, June 03). The Grove of Lake Skra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15998/the-grove-of-lake-skra/

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