Salonica at the British Museum and the British Museum in Thessaloniki
published on 22 January 2012
2012 is a celebratory year for the city of Thessaloniki, marking the centenary of its liberation and incorporation into the Greek State. In a series of initiatives and projects, Thessaloniki unfolds its long history and diverse tradition, while promoting its contemporary... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on January 22, 2012, 10:00.
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