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The hill Filopappou, or Muses Hill or hill Sengio is hill of Athens opposite, southwest of the Acropolis. Linked to the adjacent hills Observatory (Hill of Nymphs) and the Pnyx. At the top there is the Philopappos monument erected by consul FILOPAPPOU during the Roman period and gave its name to the hill. Around the Filopappou hill lies the homonymous district and the districts Koukaki, Petralona and Acropolis. On the south side of the hill there is also the Dora Stratou Theatre.

The Philopappos Monument (Greek: Μνημείο Φιλοπάππου) is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, (Greek: Γάιος Ιούλιος Αντίοχος Επιφανής Φιλόπαππος, 65–116 AD), a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis.

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  • Uploaded on August 12, 2012
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    by Νίκος Γεωργακόπουλος
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