Byzantine Fortress of Archaeopolis (Nokalakevi), Georgia

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Carole Raddato
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published on 29 November 2023
Byzantine Fortress of Archaeopolis (Nokalakevi), Georgia Download Full Size Image

Archaeopolis is a Byzantine city-fortress in ancient Lazica (Colchis) in modern-day western Georgia commanding the junction of the River Tekhuri and a strategic route to the north. Archaeopolis played a pivotal part in the 6th-century CE conflict between the Romans and the Persians.

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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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Raddato, C. (2023, November 29). Byzantine Fortress of Archaeopolis (Nokalakevi), Georgia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18199/byzantine-fortress-of-archaeopolis-nokalakevi-geor/

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Raddato, Carole. "Byzantine Fortress of Archaeopolis (Nokalakevi), Georgia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 29, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18199/byzantine-fortress-of-archaeopolis-nokalakevi-geor/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Byzantine Fortress of Archaeopolis (Nokalakevi), Georgia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Nov 2023. Web. 24 Feb 2024.

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