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The Origin of the Name of the Greek Capital of Athens

The story of how Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world, attained its current name is a foundational Greek myth. Unbeknownst to many, the city actually had several names throughout its 3,400 years of recorded history. The initial name of Athens was “Coast” or “Aktiki,” and it was taken from the first king […]

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