Neapolis (“new city”), modern day Kavala, Greece, was nestled snugly in a half-moon bay looking down upon a natural harbor. An ancient port city on the northernmost edge of the Aegean Sea, it effectively divided Macedonia from Thrace. From the harbor, the city sloped away from the shore as a natural amphitheatre, backing into the foothills of Mount Symvolo, providing breathtaking views of nearby islands and the Aegean beyond. Strategically positioned at the point where East meets West, Neapolis enjoyed prosperity through trading. The ancient harbor never rested, with its busy docks. Quite rich in natural resources, nearby mines produced thousands of talents of gold and silver each year. Read more here


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