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Rimokastro
 

ruins of rimokastro

 
There are traces of human habitation from the late Classical to Roman times on Mt. Aipos. Traces of ancient structures have been found at Evriaki, Makria Skala, Gyrisma tou Kambouri and elsewhere - retaining walls forming terraces, farmhouse walls, wells, as well as fragments of tiles and figurines and pottery shreds. The most typical ruins, however, are those of Rimokastro.
On the leveled south face of the precipitous crag there is a monumental building, of which stones from the lowest course of the walls are preserved in situ. The masonry is of large ashlared limestone blocks, laid isodomically, and it is divided internally by two partition walls into three smaller rooms. The area is leveled by two terraces, a big one to the west and a smaller one to the south. On the south side of the central building the surface is littered with shreds from tiles, vases and other clay objects of Late Classical date. The building must have been a homestead for the farmers and stock raisers of the region, serving the needs of smaller farms in the vicinity.
Installations in such mountainous and stony regions are always difficult to explain. The 70 or so heaps of stones (the largest 7m. high and 40 m. in diameter) on the plateau of Soron tis Grias, must have accumulated as a result of determined efforts to claim cultivable land, though when it is still unknown.


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