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Bronze Age

Filakopi, apart from being an important center of Cycladic culture, is also considered one of the first cities in Europe with a history of over 1500 years.

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Archaic Age

With the abandonment of the Filakopi, the settlers united with the previous inhabitants built a new city in the area of Klima.

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Classical Age

In the Persian Wars the Milians fought together with the rest of the Greeks against the Persians.

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Hellenistic Age

Milos after 311 AD passes to the rule of the Macedonians and then the Antigonids and Ptolemies of Egypt.

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Roman Age

During Roman rule, the development of the island continued thanks to the maintenance of peace in the further exploitation of mineral wealth.

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Byzantine Age

After the division of the Roman Empire into western and eastern, Milos passes to Byzantium.

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Venetian & Turkish Domination

Milos together with most of the Aegean islands are conquered by Marco Sanoudos, who founded the Duchy of the Archipelago with Naxos as its capital.

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Modern Greek Age

Milos was the third island in Greece to revolt against the Turks.

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