Munichia (pron.: /mjuːˈnɪkiə/; or Munychia) is the ancient Greek name for a steep hill (86 m. high) in Piraeus, Athens, Greece known today as Kastella. This is a fashionable neighborhood in central Piraeus. On the top of the hill is a Greek Orthodox church named after the Prophet Elijah. The narrow streets around the church are surrounded by picturesque houses. The Veakio Theater, known for its summer performances is located here.
In 403 BCE, Athenian democrats defeated forces of the thirty tyrants at the Battle of Munychia.
There was also a local Munichia (festival) to Artemis.
Clay pot points to Cave of Euripides, New York Times, January 13, 1997
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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