Agios Georgios, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
published on 16 March 2019
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An early Christian basilica in Agios Georgios (Cyprus) dating back to the 6th century CE. It is adorned with lovely mosaic floors depicting animals and sea-creatures. Located near the village of Pegeia, it was the site of a late Roman and early Byzantine town and important harbour.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 16). Agios Georgios, Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Agios Georgios, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2019.

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Raddato, Carole. "Agios Georgios, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2019. Web. 05 Dec 2021.