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Ancient Jewish cemetery of Athens

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Ancient Jewish cemetery of Athens

Logginou 3, Athina 116 36

+30 21 0922 1621

Description historique


A Jewish presence has been proven in Athens during the Hellenistic period, just as in Alexandria. It is certain that Paul of Tarsus came here, as elsewhere in Greece, to preach in Athenian synagogues. One of them, dating from the third century C.E., appears to have ... Read more