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Ancient Synagogue of the Agora of Athens

Ancient Synagogue of the Agora of Athens

Monastiraki Flea Market, Ifestou, Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Closed synagogue

Ancient Synagogue of the Agora of Athens

Description historique

Athens

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