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... on the beaches at night and drank too much retsina one night and missed going out to the island Thassos which is just off the coast from here because we weren't feeling too good in the morning!
There is a well preserved acqueduct in the town and a huge city wall and fort on top of the hill, overlooking the port and fishing boats. Again there are lots of cafés and delicious cake shops!
... He built strong city walls and fortified the city. The Hellenistic period saw great growth in the city with contraction of an amphitheater and many other buildings. The Via Egnatia passed through the city in the late 1st century BC and made the city even more important.
In 42 BC, there was the Battle of Phillippi fought on the plain just outside of the city.. Brutus and Cassius fought Octavian and Antony and lost. Shortly ...
... and his companions to stay with them. A strong, mainly gentile, Christian community developed in Philippi. They met in the homes of wealthier members. Two women, Euodia and Syntache, appear to have been leaders of household based communities. Paul and his companions followed the Jewish synagogue system of appointing local elders to lead Christian communities after they had gone. These elders were called presbyters. Paul wanted community members and leaders to know ...
... and men must wear long pants. There were some very serious looking nuns at the entrance so there was no arguing with them. The convent and buildings date back to the 16th century, and are all stunningly beautiful, with roses and gardens within the walls. Supplies were brought in via a basket and pulley system.
We then stopped for a group photo with the most spectacular monastery (used in a James Bond movie) that sat on top of a pinnacle. One monk ...
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