This statue was dedicated by the Tyrant of Gela to commemorate his victory at the chariot race during the Pythian Games of 478 or 474 BCE. Home of King Agamemnon, Mycenae was one of the oldest cities in Greece. The Summer Biome – burned by the ongoing unrest in the region. Hermippos's Residence

The Spring Biome, with a focus on agriculture, open fields, meadows, and bee keeping. It was the most significant site of worship at the Akropolis. It is currently under the jurisdiction of Athens due to its past rebellion. Thasian wine was well known in antiquity. Gortyn Code Lowly populated, Arkadia is the agricultural center of the region and is known as the "Breadbasket of the Peloponnese". It was guarded by Cerberus and was used by Herakles. Nestled in the mountains, Boura was either named for Ion's daughter or the centaur Dexamenos, who owned cattle there.

Statue of Fury Demeter They won’t always stock some, but a lot of blacksmiths will have up to 100 Olive Wood in their inventory for around 8-10 Drachmae per unit. It’s no use scouring the continent for the best Special Lieutenants in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey if you just get sunk straight away, so you’re going to need to get your hands on a lot of wood. This was the largest of the three temples dedicated to Apollo. Desiring his son’s death, Theseus called on Poseidon, who sent a sea monster. The strong, bold giants threatened the gods by piling up mountains to reach Olympos. The harvesting and trading of sea salt was a strictly systematized business.

You can loot most common resources while you’re wandering around from place to place. This decisive victory brought Xerxes’s Persian invasion to a permanent end. 7. Political information Official documents, including the list of military contingents, were posted on this monument dedicated to the eponymous heroes of Athens. King of Pylos and ruler of Messenia, Nestor traveled Greece with Menelaus to form an army, leading an expedition against the city of Troy. Driven mad, the pirates dove into the water and were turned into dolphins. One of his most legendary contributions was the labyrinth. It has several active volcanoes that may pop at any time. Constructed by mortals, this resembled the cave on Ida where it was said that Zeus spent his youth. Made of Pentelic marble, the structure held the city’s and Delian League’s riches. Follow to where he leads in order to find the stone. The Asklepiads - the most famous being Hippokrates - practiced at the medical school of Kos. Neraby was also a sanctuary of Zeus Basileos, the city’s protective deity. It is said to have been engulfed after a series of devastating earthquakes. This statue of the god of wine and fertility is located close to Megara. Pagai Naxian Sphinx The Olive Tree of Herakles was a massive olive tree located north of the Sanctuary of Asklepios in Argolis, Greece during the 5th century BCE. Forced to fight in this narrow strait, the Persians couldn't make full use of their naval strength, and perished. Accompanying this was the 1638 painting by Peter Paul Rubens. Herakles is a mythological figure and character introduced in Assassin's Creed II via the Glyph puzzles. Chios was a major city. Monument of Epigones Sanctuary of Asklepios The monument was decorated with mythological legends, like the Argonauts’ expedition. This building was constructed against the polygonal wall that supported the terrace of the temple of Apollo and was used for setting up ex-votos, mostly spoils of war. They say his ghost haunted Spartans after his death. The priest of this cult had a reserved place at the theater of Dionysos. It was in vain, however, because Poseidon also turned into a horse. Interestingly, Olive Wood is probably the most valuable resource in the whole game, since you need it in large amounts to upgrade your ship, the Adrestia. Though Danaos commanded his daughters kill their husbands, one chose to save her spouse. The bronze statues of Polykleitos and travelers visiting the Sanctuary of Asklepios drive the economy. Its inhabitants were regarded as the richest Greeks.

This port was ideally situated at the crossroads of eastern land and sea-trade routes. Before combat, they sacrificed a black puppy to god of war Enyalios, and then organized boar fights. The city was named for the nymph Lalaia, daughter of the river god Kephisos. They were divided into Spartan citizens, free residents, slaves, and mothax. The Heraion of Samos and the Heraion of Argos were the largest sanctuaries dedicated to Hera in the Greek world.

He was honored by shepherds as the protector of flocks but also by soldiers as the god of panic. Places of worship for Athena were widespread, and often also used as archives.

Before Epimelides of Thebes renamed the area Korone, it was known as Aipeia until the liberation of Messenia. (right).

Despite this, they used Glytheion as a port. Andania Mine This secret initiation offered the promise of a better life in the beyond. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Asklepiads - the most famous being Hippokrates - practiced at the medical school of Kos. His poems celebrated the gods, Athenian democracy, and Olympic winners such as the tyrant of Syrakousai. The priest of this cult had a reserved place at the theater of Dionysos. The mint is the place where coins are struck into creation. Ameinokles, the Korinthian shipbuilder, was the first Greek to build a trireme. The Persian general Mardonios burned this temple during the Greco-Persian Wars. Panathenaia The great works of Euripides, Aischylos, Sophokles, and Aristophanes were performed there. The hide of this invincible creature could not be burned or pierced by any weapon. He was pulled from the tree and torn limb from limb. It fed into the plain of Phokis and Boeotia and ended in Lake Kopais. Archegesion of Delos

The Akropolis of Karthaia housed sacred buildings, including the temples of Apollo and of Athena. No part of this site or its content may be reproduced without the permission of the copyright holder. It was also famous for being the place where Leto gave birth to Artemis and Apollo. Hades, god of the underworld, was rarely honored. Known for his gigantic size, Hippomedon's claim to fame was participating in the expedition of the seven against Thebes.

Some say that it was stolen by the Persians, while others say that it was in Sparta or dedicated in Attika. Herakles Here, frightening beings of invincible strength, the Giants, avenged the Titans who were ousted by the Olympians. Herakles (Ἡρακλῆς) is an Ancient Greek name meaning "Glory of Hera" combining Ἥρᾱ (Hērā) "Hera" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". Known for its boulders and stalagmites resembling a herd of goats, this grotto dedicated to Pan is located near Marathon, on the south coast. Renowned for its purple dye and strategic position on the Aegean Sea, Kythera was coveted by many cities during the Peloponnesian War.

Legend has it that Kastor and Polydeukes were born on Mount Taygetos, near Sparta. Constructed of Pentelic marble, it had a central building with five gates and was the end of the Sacred Way. Geraneia, or "crane hill," was named for the flock of cranes that showed Megaros the way to its peak to escape a flood. Pentelikos Village Phigaleia was the home of the famed pankratiast Arrachion, who won posthumously when his opponent suffocated him illegally during a bout. This rectangular pool was equipped with a water supply and drainage system.The Greek baths were adjacent. Wrongfully accused by his stepmother, Phaidra, Theseus’s son died while driving his chariot by the sea. It was also known for joining the Persian army in the Persian Wars. Only heirs of royal families didn't participate. Athens can be found in the middle of Attika. After healing, a gold or silver coin was tossed into the sanctuary’s spring. Lighthouse of the Father of Ajax This bandit from Epidauros attacked unsuspecting travelers with his bronze club.

To close the Olympic games, a procession led to the temple where victorious athletes were crowned. Tomb of Brizo To retaliate, Artemis sent a wild boar to ravage the country. Along the road leaving the city were state-funded collective burial mounds for soldiers who died in combat, as well as a number of noteworthy private tombs. Horse races were some of the most popular and spectacular events of the Olympic Games, featuring races of chariots pulled by two horses (biga) and four horses (quadriga), as well as mounted races. Hippokrates & Herodotus, two iconic figures in Ancient Greek history, were born in Southern Sporades. The port of Lechaion was artificially made in the time of Periander on the Gulf of Korinth. Altar of Aphrodite The akropolis mine supplied silver lead. Demeter was honored in Krete for introducing a number of discoveries to the island and then spreading them throughout the Greek world. It housed the theater and the sanctuaries of Athena, Pan, and Apollo. The Volcanic Islands is exactly what its name suggests. The site was mined continuously throughout antiquity. The Bloody Oracle