Demetrias (Greek, Modern: Δημητριάδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ιάς -ias, sometimes spelled Dimitrias): Ancient city in Magnesia (east central Greece), near the modern city of Volos. Founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, one of the successors (diadochi) of Alexander the Great.
In Demetrias, military base and dockyard of the Macedonians (294-167) BC were settled many militaries Magnetes and Macedonians, as well as mercenariers from different parts of Crete such as Lyttos, Tylissos, Polyrenia, Priansos (Praisos), from Illyria (Apollonia) and Akarnania, but also allies of Macedonians from Epirus and Thrace.
Demetrias Theater, Google Earth
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