Thrace
Thrace (Old Persian Skudra): name of the European satrapy of the ancient Persian empire, subjected by Darius' generals after 514 BCE. It included the northeastern part of modern Greece (still called Thrace), the European part of Turkey and Bulgaria. In 476/475, the Athenians drove away the Persians. One memory of the Persian period is an Old Persian inscription found at Kölmer.
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