Sites & cities that bear the name of Aigosthena


Today in : Greece
First trace of activity : 370 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Αἰγόσθενα, Égosthéna, Ægosthènes, Porto Germeno

Description : Aigosthena (Ancient Greek: Αἰγόσθενα) was an ancient Greek fortified port city of Megaris, 19 km (12 mi) northwest of the ancient city of Megara to which it belonged. It is also the name of the coastal settlement at the foot of the ancient city walls, also known as Porto Germeno. The ancient citadel retains several of the tallest surviving towers of ancient Greece.

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