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Christianity was declared for first time in Lesvos in 58 ac from the Apostle Paul. The first pastoral seat of the island is Mitilini which first bishop of existed was Gregory in 325 ac. The first two pale Christian churches have been found in the region Mithymna (early basilica in Ypsilometopo and the pale Christian of Halinardou).
san Valentino SANTA MARIA ANTIQUA He was a young Christian, distinguished for his Christian love, who crowned Couples in love and was disseminating the mystery of Christian marriage, therefore ,he was beheaded during the period of the persecutions of the Roman emperor Claudius II on February 14, 268 AD. His relics are founhd since 1907 AD in the Catholic Church of Mytilene
EUROPA'S FACE ON A COIN, FIRST IN THE WORLD , IN 340BC, LESVOS, BY THE CITY OF MYTILENE Europa the Nymph This very rare electrum hekte is from the ancient city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos. It was struck circa 340 BC and portrays Europa on the obverse wearing a taenia. The reverse shows the profile of two boar’s heads confronting each other.