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Arachtos mouth, Arta, Epirus

Fidokastro

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Fidokastro
Location:
At the delta of Arachthos river in Ambracian Gulf, at the east side of Logarou lagoon, south of Arta in Epirus
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Epirus
Arta
Municipality > Town:
City of Arta
• Arachtos mouth
Altitude:
Zero Altitude
Time of Construction   Origin
probably 9th century  
BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Coastal Fortress  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Remains of a Byzantine castle near the mouth of Arachthos river in the Ambracian Gulf at the eastern bank of Logarou lagoon and at the location of the ancient fortified port Anbrakos.


Sources

  • Wikipedia article - Άμβρακος (Greek only)
  • Κασελούρης Λάμπρος, Ιστορικά και λαογραφικά της Άρτας, 1980, Αθήνα, σ.230-232.
  • Χ.Μ Κοντοχρήστος, Περιοδικό Σκουφάς, τεύχος 14, σ.156-157.
  • Σεραφείμ Ξενόπουλος ο Βυζάντιος, Δοκίμιον Ιστορικόν περί Άρτης και Πρεβέζης, εκδ.1884.
  • Photos by ΜΠΑΜΠΗΣ ΞΥΛΟΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ - Έργο αυτού που το ανεβάζει, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=43720745
  • Photos by Xybab - Έργο αυτού που το ανεβάζει, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=43719284

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