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Etz Hayyim Synagogue of Athens

Etz Hayyim Synagogue of Athens

Etz Hayyim Συναγωγή, Melidoni, Athens, Greece

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Etz Hayyim Synagogue of Athens

Melidoni 8, Athina 105 53, Greece

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