Administrative Unit of Thessaly

1 January 2020

Introduction Thessaly, located in north central Greece, has been inhabited since 6000 B.C. and is mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey by its ancient name of Aeolia. Its proximity to the Balkans fostered centuries of conquest by Slavs, Bulgarians, Vlachs and Serbs.  The region was under Ottoman rule for 450 years, and its people participated in the…

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