Gortyn. Crete. Greece. View of the remains of the Odeon which was built in the 1st century BC and then restored during the reign of Roman Emperor Trajan due to earthquake damage. Behind it is the modern building sheltering the blocks of Law Code. The Greco-Roman ruins of Gortyn or Gortys, a former ancient capital of Crete, are scattered among fields and olive groves in the middle of the Messara plain. Its archaeological remains date mainly from the Roman and Byzantine periods.
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