|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||78 m (256 ft)|
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Pydna (in Greek: Πύδνα, older transliteration: Púdna), also Pidna was a Greek city in ancient Macedon, the most important in Pieria. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Pydna is a former American rocket station in Kastellaun, Germany. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Eastern European Time ( EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Eastern European Summer Time ( EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 Time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time UTC+3 is used in the following locations Moscow Time Eastern European Summer Time West Asian Summer Time The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically Greece (Ελλάδα transliterated: Elláda, historically, Ellás,) officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία The peripheries ( Περιφέρειες) are the official regional Administrative divisions of Greece. Central Macedonia ( Greek: Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας Periféria Kentrikís Makedonías)is one of the thirteen peripheries Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 3 super-prefectures and 54 prefectures or nomes Pieria (Syria was a province of Roman Syria Pieria (Πιερία is one of the Prefectures of Greece. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology The Greek Postal code system is is administered by ELTA (Ελληνικά Ταχυδρομεία Hellenic Post) This is a list of dialing codes in Greece. The first digit represents type of service Greek Vehicle registration plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (e Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Macedon or Macedonia ( Greek grc Μακεδονία grc-Latn Makedonía) was the name of a kingdom centered in the northern-most Modern Pydna is a rural municipality and coastal town in the northeastern part of the Prefecture of Pieria. Pieria (Syria was a province of Roman Syria Pieria (Πιερία is one of the Prefectures of Greece. Pydna is situated in fertile land to the north of the Pierian plain. Hills and mountains dominate the west, while beaches and the Thermian Gulf dominate the east. The Thermaic Gulf (Θερμαϊκός Κόλπος is a gulf of the Aegean Sea located immediately south of Thessaloniki, east of Pieria and Imathia Pydna is linked with GR-1/E75 through its interchange to its west and in Kitros. Greek National Road 1 is the longest highway in Greece. The highway begins at Kifissou Avenue or north of the Bay of Phaliro up to Efzoni at the border The E75 is part of the International E-road network, which is a series of main roads in Europe. The old highway ran through Pydna. It is located N of Larissa, NE of Katerini, ESE of Veria and WSW of Thessaloniki. Larissa ( Greek: Λάρισα, Lárisa) is the capital city of the Thessaly periphery of Greece, and capital of the Katerini (Κατερίνη Old name Ekaterini Old name in Greek Αικατερίνη is a town in Central Macedonia Greece, the capital of Pieria Veria (officially transliterated as Veroia, Greek Βέροια or Βέρροια also Φέροια in Classical Greek - Βέροια being Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη), Thessalonica, or Salonica is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia
Pydna was founded by Euboeans in early 7th century BC. Methoni (Μεθώνη Πιερίας is a municipality in Pieria, Greece; population 3946 (2001 Korinos (Κορινός is a village located in Pieria prefecture Greece. Katerini (Κατερίνη Old name Ekaterini Old name in Greek Αικατερίνη is a town in Central Macedonia Greece, the capital of Pieria For the mythological figure see Euboea (mythology Euboea ( Modern Greek, Εύβοια - Évia &mdash The 7th century BC started the first day of 700 BC and ended the last day of 601 BC. Alexander I took the city (Thucydides I. Alexander I (Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μακεδών was ruler of Macedon from 498 BC to 454 BC Thucydides ( C 460 BC &ndash C 395 BC) ( Greek Θουκυδίδης Thoukydídēs) was a Greek 131. 1), but later Pydna regained its independence. It was besieged by the Athenians in 432 BC. Athens (ˈæθənz Αθήνα Athina,) the Capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery as one of the world's Events By place Greece Sparta calls and hosts a conference of the Peloponnesian League. Pydna was brought back under Macedonian rule in 410 BC by Archelaus, who reestablished the city twenty stadia further inland (Diodorus of Sicily 13. Events By place Greece Commanding 20 ships the Athenian generals Theramenes and Thrasybulus collaborate with Archelaus I ( Greek: Άρχέλαος Α΄ was king of Macedon from 413 to 399 BC following the death of Perdiccas II. 14). The Athenians seized Pydna in 364 BC, only to have it retaken eight years later by Philip II of Macedon, in spite of a secret agreement that bound it to Athens. Events By place Greece On the advice of the city's military leader Epaminondas, Thebes builds a fleet of 100 Triremes Philip II of Macedon, ( Greek: Φίλιππος Β' ο Μακεδών &mdash φίλος = friend + ίππος = Horse Cassander besieged and captured Pydna in 317 BC and had the queen mother, Olympians, who had taken refuge there, put to death. Cassander ( Greek: Κάσσανδρος, Kassandros; ca 350 - 297 BC King of Macedon (305 - 297 BC was a son of Antipater Events By place Macedonian Empire Seleucus joins Antigonus against Eumenes and recaptures Babylon. Pydna was raided by Alexander the Great on his march on Persia. Alexander the Great ( or, Mégas Aléxandros; July 20 356 BC June 10 or June 11 323 BC also known as Alexander III of Macedon (el Ἀλέξανδρος Γ' All 5 treasuries were looted and burned.
The Battle of Pydna (June 22, 168 BC), in which the Roman general Aemilius Paulus defeated King Perseus, ended the reign of the Antigonid dynasty over Macedon. The Battle of Pydna in 168 BC between Rome and the Macedonian Antigonid dynasty represents the ascendancy of Rome in the Hellenic / Events 217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom. Lucius Aemilius Paulus Macedonicus (229 BC-160 BC was a Roman general and politician Perseus ( Greek Περσεύς) (ca 212 BC - 166 BC) was the last king ( Basileus) of the Antigonid dynasty The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian Hellenistic kings descended from Alexander the Great's general Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed"
The site of the city is disputed but may correspond, according to epigraphic evidence agreeing with Byzantine tradition, to the village of Kitros rather than to Alonia.
Pydna is the location of a Macedonian tomb discovered and explored by Léon Heuzey during his archaeological expedition in 1867. Léon Heuzey (1831 - 1922 was a noted French archaeologist and historian
Pydna today is a town that is located near the archaeological site.
Pydna has Primary and Secondary schools, banks, a post office, sports facilities, beaches located to the east, and traditional Greek "Plateia" - town and village "squares". (plateies). Plateia or platia ( πλατεία) is the Greek word for Town square.
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