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Zarakes, Kymi-Aliveri, Euboea,Central Greece

Ellinopyrgos of Zarka

  
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Ellinopyrgos of Zarka
Location:
At the southern entrance of village Zarakes of Euboea
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Euboea
Municipality > Town:
City of Kymi-Aliveri
• Zarakes
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 160 m 
(Relative Height≈5 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
15th cent.  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Average
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Zarakes or Zarka is a village in Euboea south of Dystos. At the southern exit of the village there is this building which is not, in its present form, a tower or any other type of fortification.

This was a windmill which had been built at the place and with the materials of a Venetian tower.

The tower was a Venetian construction from the 15th century.

The building is included in Kastrologos, though a mill, mainly because it is mentioned in the valuable list of Theodore Skouras with the fortifications of Euboea.


Sources

  • Theodoros Skouras, «Οχυρώσεις στην Εύβοια (Μερικές λύσεις στα τοπογραφικά τους προβλήματα)»- page 353 ΑΕΜ – Volume Κ’ – 1975

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