Some articles on ancient gythium, gythium:
... The reputed founders of ancient Gythium were Heracles and Apollo, who frequently appear on its coins or in other legends, and Castor and Pollux the former of these names may ... Under Nabis, Gythium became a major naval arsenal and port ... During the Roman-Spartan War, Gythium was captured after a lengthy siege ...
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