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Landscape near Thebes, Boeotia. The Sphinx sancturay   
was located here.

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Landscape near Thebes, Boeotia. The Sphinx sancturay was located here.
Landscape near the Isthmus of Corinth,where,according  
to Greek myth,the robber Sinis used to bend two pine   
trees down to the ground and tie his victims to the    
tree tops.When he let go,the men were torn in two.     
When Heracles beat Sinis,he suffered the same fate.

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Landscape near the Isthmus of Corinth,where,according to Greek myth,the robber...
Ceremonial road to the temple compound of Salamis.

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Ceremonial road to the temple compound of Salamis.
Columns of the temple compound in Salamis.

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Columns of the temple compound in Salamis.
Roman forum in Salamis, Cyprus.

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Roman forum in Salamis, Cyprus.
The Thermae in Salamis with the temple in the          
background.

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The Thermae in Salamis with the temple in the background.
Rocks of Aphrodite, Salamis. According to Greek myths, 
Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, was born here from the   
foam of the waves, hence her name "Venus Anadyomene".

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Rocks of Aphrodite, Salamis. According to Greek myths, Aphrodite, goddess of be...
Synagogue in Paphos.                                   
Apostle Paul preached here.

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Synagogue in Paphos. Apostle Paul preached he...
"The 40 Columns", a Byzantine building (4th CE) on     
the site where, according to the Acts of the Apostles, 
Saint Paul temporarily blinded the sorcerer Elymas     
and converted the Roman Proconsul after discussions    
with Simon Magus.

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"The 40 Columns", a Byzantine building (4th CE) on the site where, accordin...
Column of the Flagellation of Saint Paul.

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Column of the Flagellation of Saint Paul.
Ancient harbour in Paphos, the breakwater.             
Saint Paul landed here on his mission to Crete.

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Ancient harbour in Paphos, the breakwater. Saint Paul landed here o...
Lechaion Street in Corinth.                            
View towards Acrocorinth.                              
Saint Paul preached in Corinth.

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Lechaion Street in Corinth. View towards Acrocorinth...