A small Roman temple was added in front of the Middle stoa. wieder eingeschränkt, blühte vom 7. bis 5. Dickenson, Christopher P. and Onno M. van Nijf ed. It is one of the best preserved ancient temples, partly because it was transformed into a Christian church. The ancient Agora of Athens (also called the Classical Agora) is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis and bounded on the south by the hill of the Areopagus and on the west by the hill known as the Agoraios Kolonos, also called Market Hill. Some stalls sell colorful souvenirs. [14], After the initial phase of excavation, in the 1950s the Hellenistic Stoa of Attalos was reconstructed on the east side of the agora, and today it serves as a museum and as storage and office space for the excavation team. "Animals, Economics, and Culture in the Athenian Agora: Comparative Zooarchaeological Investigations. Die Ausgrabungsstätte wurde nach dem Erdbeben vom 23. According to the traveller and geographer Pausanias (1, 14, 5-6), two deities were jointly worshipped in the temple: god Hephaestus, protector of all … Married to Penelope, he also had a son, Telemachos (or Telemachus). Menschliche Besiedelung in Kos ist seit der frühen Bronzezeit (2300 bis 2000 vor Christus) belegt (siehe z. Der Zugang zum archäologischen Gelände ist frei möglich. "Wife, Household, and Marketplace." Apart from the visible part of the Ancient Agora, you can also see remains of the city fortifications, a Christian Basilica dating from the 5th century, and the temples of Venus and Hercules. Originally built in the 4th century B.C., this is one of the largest sites of its kind excavated in Greece. (2013). Most of the Ancient Agora of Kos is still buried beneath the modern city. In 2012, new sculpture exhibition was added to the museum which includes portraits from Athenian Agora excavation. I have read & agree to the Privacy policy. Your Email (required) The new exhibition revolves around portraits of idealized gods, officially honored people of the city, wealthy Roman citizens of the 1st and 2nd century AD, 3rd-century citizens and finally on work of art from private art schools of late antiquity. You don’t need to go shopping, but you can rest at a cafe in front of the market, sipping coffee and watching tourists passing by, or seeing the residents going on with their daily routines. Jahrhundert v. Chr. Some of these included: The ancient Athenian agora has been excavated by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens since 1931 under the direction of T. Leslie Shear, Sr. [17], The museum is housed in the Stoa of Attalos, and its exhibits are connected with the Athenian democracy. The Library of Pantainos was more than just a library, the west and north wings were series of rooms that were used for other purposes other than storing books. The earliest antiquities, potsherds, vases, terracotta figurines and weapons, dating from the Neolothic , Bronze Age, Iron Age and Geometric period, come from wells and tombs excavated in the area of the Athenian Agora and its environs. It’s well worth to see this archaeological area, which was unearthed in 1933 after the quake. Museum of the Ancient Agora The museum is housed in the Stoa of Attalos , and its exhibits are connected with the Athenian democracy . The Ancient Forum, the administrative centre of ancient Thessaloniki, occupied an area about two hectares in the heart of the city. Durch den Bau der Festung Neratzia durch den Johanniterorden wurde die Stadt Kos weiter aufgewertet. B.: Aspri Petra). It is also next to the main nightlife street of Kos, which is active during the day too, with bars and taverns catering to tourists and locals alike. ", This page was last edited on 27 October 2020, at 12:20. Agora, Market, became the place in which the athenian democracy was nourished and born. The Museum exhibition is organized in chronological and thematic units that reveal aspects of the public and private life in ancient Athens. The market sells fresh local produce, cheeses, meats, herbs, honey, candy, and prepared preserves. "The Athenian Calendar of Sacrifices: A New Fragment from the Athenian Agora. [2] Die Fundstücke aus dieser und den anderen Ausgrabungsstätten werden unter anderem im damals neu erbauten Archäologischen Museum in Kos (Stadt) aufbewahrt. Its construction began at the end of the 2nd century A.D. on the site of an older forum dating from early Imperial times. A fenced site, often used by the locals as a shortcut between the main city square and nearby neighborhoods, the Ancient Agora is free to visit and offers a fascinating look at what was once the commercial and social center of Kos. Am nordöstlichen Rand der Ausgrabungsstätte steht die spätbyzantinische Kirche St. Georg Arrenagogeiou und die ehemalige Friedhofskapelle Panagia Gorgoepikoos, welche das Erdbeben 1933 und 2017 relativ gut überstanden haben. A number of other notable monuments were added to the agora. They continue to the present day, now under the direction of John McK Camp. [18], Coordinates: 37°58′30″N 23°43′21″E / 37.97500°N 23.72250°E / 37.97500; 23.72250, Buildings and structures of the classical agora, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, "A Virtual Cradle for Democracy: Reconstructing the Ancient Agora of Athens", "Ministry of Culture and Sports | Museum of the Ancient Agora", Hellenic Ministry of Culture: The Ancient Agora of Athens, Map of the Agora of Athens in Socrates and Plato's time, The Athenian Agora: A Short Guide in Color, The Athenian Agora. Mit der Verlegung der Hauptstadt der Insel von Kefalos nach Kos (Stadt) wurde diese das neue Zentrum. Während der Zeit der Minoische Kultur bzw. With the construction of the Library of Pantainos, the official entrance into the agora was now between the Library and the Stoa of Attalos. Von der mittelalterlichen Stadt sind noch Teile der Befestigungswerke (Tore und Türme) vorhanden (siehe z. [1] The Agora's initial use was for a commercial, assembly, or residential gathering place.[2]. Die Ausgrabungsstätte Agora (griechisch Συνοικία Λιμένος-αγορα, Marktviertel-Agora, auch Hafenviertel-Agora oder englisch Archaeological Site of the Harbour Quarter Agora oder kurz Ancient Agora) befindet sich in der Stadt Kos auf der griechischen Insel Kos. Es konnten insbesondere Fundstücke aus hellinistischer Zeit und der Spätantike gefunden werden. wieder auf. 36.89361111111127.290972222222Koordinaten: 36° 53′ 37″ N, 27° 17′ 27,5″ O, Archaeological Site of the Harbour Quarter Agora. [16], Evidence of planting was discovered during the excavations and in January 4, 1954 the first oak and laurel trees were planted around the Altar of Zeus by Queen Frederika and King Paul as part of the efforts to restore the site with plants that would have been found there in antiquity. Gawlinski, L. (2007). The exhibition within the museum contains work of art which describes the private and public life in ancient Athens. April 1933[1] geschaffen, als es aufgrund der massiven Zerstörungen des sich hier bisher befindlichen Stadtteils die Bewohner abgesiedelt wurden und zwischen 1934 und 1942 umfangreiche Ausgrabungen stattfinden konnten. A Guide to the Excavation and Museum, Reconstruction of the Athenian Agora in Google Earth, Agora of Athens: photo album and description, Remains of the Acharnian Road, Acharnian Gate and Cemetery Site, House of Saint Philothei/Benizelos-Palaiologos mansion, Cathedral Basilica of St. Dionysius the Areopagite, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ancient_Agora_of_Athens&oldid=985696723, Buildings and structures completed in the 6th century BC, Ancient Greek buildings and structures in Athens, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. On top of Agoraios Kolonos hill, which is delimiting the Ancient Agora of Athens to the west, stands the temple of Hephaestus, broadly known as “Thisio”.