Posts tagged with ‘Avdira’

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Vourvoukelis winery, Xanthi, East Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Al about Xanthi, Thrace. History. Avdiro, near Xanthi,  homeland of Democritus, founder of the atomic theory,  of Leucippus and the great sophist Protagoras. In the hilly areas of the region, there was an ancient viticulture, which is refered to by the paeans of Pindar. During Byzantine times Abdera were, among the region Maroneia, one of the vineyards of […]