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Polychna (Πολύχνη) is an ancient city on the island of Crete in present-day Greece.[1] In the year 429 BC, Polychna was in an alliance with the Athenians, who laid waste to neighbouring Cydonia.[2] By the Middle Ages Polychna, well situated on a freshwater lake, was considered a strong castle fortification.[3]

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  1. ^ Polychna, 2008
  2. ^ C.M.Hogan, 2008
  3. ^ G.De Villehardouin, 2004