Welcome To Magna Graecia! This site is dedicated to the history and to the archaeology of one of the most important cities of Magna Graecia:
(01/20/2020) NEWS AND UPDATES:
Here you will find a brief summary of all the latest updates to the English site; for a list of all the previous published
updates you can check
01/20/2020 - The new visiting days/hours have been published in the MUSEUM page; the downloadable PDF FILE has also been updated with the new information.
06/18/2019 - The halls of the NATIONAL MUSEUM are temporarily closed for restoration. In the coming weeks some of the best pieces of the Museum collection will be transferred to the Teotino-Nieddu-Del Rio Palace Museum and there put on view. More information about that will be published in the MUSEUM page; there you will also find the new opening days/hours effective from Monday 1st July 2019. As usual, those information are also available through the downloadable PDF FILE. Thanks to the Secretary Office of the NATIONAL MUSEUM for the kind collaboration.
04/20/2019 - On Monday 22nd April 2019 (Easter Monday) the MUSEUM will be exceptionally open; it will be also open during the upcoming public holidays: Sunday 21st April 2019 (Easter), Thursday 25th April 2019 (Liberation Day) and Wednesday 1st May 2019 (International Workers' Day). Meanwhile the new visiting days/hours for the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF LOCRI EPIZEPHYRII and for the "Teotino-Nieddu-Del Rio" Palace Museum have been published in the MUSEUM page; the downloadable PDF FILE has also been updated with the new information. Thanks to the Secretary Office of the NATIONAL MUSEUM for the kind collaboration.
11/01/2018 - The new visiting days/hours for the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF LOCRI EPIZEPHYRII and for the "Teotino-Nieddu-Del Rio" Palace Museum have been published in the MUSEUM page; the downloadable PDF FILE has also been updated with the new information. Thanks to the Secretary Office of the NATIONAL MUSEUM for the kind collaboration.
07/15/2018 - Site updates resume and the first published changes concern the whole HISTORICAL FIGURES section as well as the page dedicated to the GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION and consist of a new (much more readable) text format, now (almost) entirely managed through CSS. In these sections/pages some texts have been modified and/or expanded (in the GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION section was also added an original excerpt from Polybius in ancient Greek) and some minor visualization problems have been solved. Such kind of updates have already been completed and published in the ITALIAN section of the site and, in the next days, they will be applied to all the other pages of the ENGLISH section.
04/05/2017 - The April visiting days/hours for the "Casino Macrž" have been published in the MUSEUM page; the downloadable PDF FILE has also been updated. Thanks to the Secretary Office of the NATIONAL MUSEUM for the kind collaboration.
10/04/2016 - From October 1st 2016 until December 31st 2016 the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF LOCRI EPIZEPHYRII, in addition to the usual opening days, will be open also on mondays to improve the visitors' experience. You'll find this change on the MUSEUM page where the downloadable PDF FILE has also been updated with the new information.
09/23/2014 - The page dedicated to the THEATRE and the page dedicated to the SANCTUARY OF MARASA' have been published in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE section of the site; in the same section the obsolete java applets used for the slideshows have been replaced by simple animated gif files. Published also some minor updates and corrections in various pages.
09/05/2014 - A new page has been published in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE section of the site; it's the page dedicated to some of the SANCTUARIES brought to light in the area of the ancient Locri Epizephyrii.
05/12/2013 - The THIRD CHAPTER and the FOURTH CHAPTER of the Roman Age part have been published in the HISTORY section. The Roman age history is now complete! Revised, also, many little flaws in various sections.
04/07/2013 - NOSSIS' chapter in the HISTORICAL FIGURES section has been expanded and updated, also with the addition of new Greek texts.
04/02/2013 - Almost every Greek text in the site has now been coded in Unicode format to update the by now obsolete gif images system used until today. At the moment alternative versions in jpeg format in case of visualization problems of the Unicode text are only available for NOSSIS' Epigrams in the HISTORICAL FIGURES section. In the same section new information has been added for TEANO and SENOCRITO.
03/29/2013 - The HISTORY section has been updated again; after having completed the publishing of the Greek Age chapters, this time the update regards two new chapters of the Roman Age part: the FIRST CHAPTER and the SECOND CHAPTER. Meanwhile the favicon (the icon next to the address/title bar) has been added to all the pages of the site.
03/18/2013 - New chapter published in the HISTORY section: it's the FOURTH CHAPTER of the Greek Age. As usual the INDEX of the section has been updated to reflect the new changes.
03/14/2013 - HISTORY section updated; published two new chapters: PREHISTORY of the Locrian territory and the THIRD CHAPTER of the Greek Age. The INDEX of the section has been as well updated with the links to the new chapters. Published also some minor updates and corrections to the first two chapters of the Greek Age history. In the HISTORICAL FIGURES section SENOCRITO's chapter has been expanded while ZALEUKOS' one received some minor updates.
03/05/2013 - After a long break finally some news! Today begins a complete overhaul of the English site content along with the release of many new chapters in almost every section of the site. So keep checking back regularly since in the coming days there will be a lot of updates.
I'd like to remember you the e-mail address INFO@LOCRIANTICA.IT where, as always,
you may send all your questions, comments and/or suggestions, and, of course, report me every technical problem you may find during the navigation of the site.
In addition to this, as usual, I invite you to visit the chapter in the ARCHAEOLOGICAL
FINDS section dedicated to the STATUE OF PERSEPHONE which, I'm sure,
you'll find really interesting,
in addition to the 22391 visitors that the site had from the 05/19/2001 until the use of the new visitors counter