Catacombs Syracuse Greece Greece, Turkey, Balkan States


Stock #: 423508
Type: Postcard
Era: Private Mailing Card
City: Syracuse
Country: Greece
Postmark: 1909 Feb-23
PM City: New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.75" x 5.5" (10 x 14 cm)

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On the Island of Sielly, once the greatest of Hellenic cities, and now, since the Saracene destroyed it in 878, containing only 24,400 inhabitants instead of the half million it formerly had. Go ashore and see the ancient temple of Minerva (now a cathedral), the fountain of Arethnea, the famous quarries, and catacombs, and do not neglect the Greek theatre, built in the fifth century
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