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Kerkinitida Where the Greeks lived at the end of vi – V centuries early. bc in place of the modern Greek colony originated Evpatoria Kerkinitida. Mention of it found in the writings of ancient authors Hecataeus Miletus, Herodotus, Pliny, Flavia, but there is no clarity on the exact location of the policy. For many years, various scholars have spent searching for the colony. Rusty holzer contributes greatly to this topic. Laurels discoverer Kirkinitida members belong Archaeological Committee, Head excavations Chersonese L. Moses, who on the basis of these in Evpatoria in the period from 1916 to 1918 excavations showed the location of the ancient Kirkinitida to Quarantine cape. City coin Territory policy was about 7 hectares with a population of up to 2 thousand.

Over V and the first half of iv century bc Kerkinitida was an independent policy of its rural counties – horoy. The composition of choirs were also discovered by archaeologists in During the excavation of the settlements have Moinakskoye lake and the strengthening of seagull. County residents and policy engaged in lively maritime trade, engaged in farming, cattle breeding, wine making, fishing, pottery, kamenotesnym, carving crafts, salt extraction. Masons were so skillfully that the construction of houses is not required fastening solutions. During its peak in mid-IV century bc Kerkinitida minted its own coins. Raids Scythians in the second half of iv century bc Kerkinitida, as well as other policies of Western Tauris, falls under the power garnered by the city-state of Chersonese. Consolidation of all Greeks regardless of their tribal divisions contributed to a continuous increase in the threat posed by the Scythians.

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