The position of the acropolis is admirably chosen, standing as
it does above the road at the very point where it turns inland from the sea.
Priest and soldier alike would be satisfied by it. From the summit the eye can
travel along the kindlier green of a coast tricked out in vineyards and fading
away towards the Cape of Cats and Curium.
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