The students, in 3 diferent groups,have searched information about the 3 different historical periods (Ancient Macedonian-Byzantine-Modern) of Thessaloniki, a central city in the region, in a process of preparing material before the visit on the spot. We focused on Unesco monuments, since Thessaloniki is proud to host several declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
The first group has allready presented to the Erasmus team the results of their search.THE GOLD OF MACEDON
The second group search and presented the The Galerian Complex, the most important monumental group in Thessaloniki, was built at the turning-point of two worlds, the Roman and Byzantine. Its erection began in the late 3rd century-early 4th century AD, when the Caesar Galerius Valerianus MaximianusGalerius (260-311) was of Illyrian descent.Galerius Valerianus Maximianus (293-311 AD) chose Thessaloniki as the seat of the eastern part of the Roman Empire.