An ancient Greek city, in mythology founded by the grandfather of Perseus, the city has been inhabited since approximately 500 BC. In ancient times, it was known for its fine horses.
Today, Larissa is noted for its history, ancient ruins, large size, and culture.
People Born in Larissa
Larissa in People's Lives
Marc Antony: I came here as second-in-command general of Julius Caesar's armies in 48 BC, after Caesar and I were defeated and fled Durres. Pompey's armies followed in pursuit, and we moved on to Farsala.