Greece / Athens

Jewish cemetery of Athens

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of Athens

Ilioupoleos 1, Athina 116 36

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