Culture of Mesogeia

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The culture of Mesogeia has evolved over centuries, having flourished for several millennia. The culture of Mesogeia has been influenced by the nation's long history, its religious life, and the traditions and practices of the various states forming the empire.

Mesogeia having existed has a country for centuries has a large number of cultural landmarks ranging from ancient temples to medieval castles, to monasteries, to museums, to baroque palaces, all which testify to Mesogeia's cultural heritage. The empire of Mesogeia is renown for its cultural heritage, with Alexandropolis, being hailed a cultural capital. Mesogeia is home to around 50 world heritage sites, in addition to thousands of churches, cathedrals, monasteries, temples, and archaeological sites



Mesogeia has a diverse architectural style, combining Hellenic-Alcaenian, Aerionese, and Tauric influences. The history of Mesogeian architecture began with the ancient architectural styles of the ancient Azagartian Empire, progressing to the syncretic fusion of Azagartian and Alcaenian architecture that characterized the Lihnidosized classical architecture of the Alcaenian Empire. The Alcaenian empire was succeeded by the classical Troianian Empire, which ruled from Mesogeia proper's south-west coast.

Sometime around the 4th century AD, the Troianian Empire established its capital at Alexandropolis, bring the centre of power once more to the eastern half of the nation. The late 5th and early 6th centuries in Mesogeia coincided wih the start of the medieval age, which gave rise to early-to-modern Mesogeian syncretic architecture.

Ever since the onslaught of the Ochranian invaders from the steppes known as the Bayarids in the 10th century, the architecture of Mesogeia has been influenced by Western Ochranian architectural styles. Mesogeian architecture became incrasingly influenced by architecture coming from Belisaria from the 1500s onward.

Fashion and design

The Mesogeian fashion industry plays an important role in nation's economy having its base at Alexandropolis, the imperial capital, where the most-well known designers and couturiers are based.

Among the best-known Mesogeian fashion labels are Donati, Doxiadis & Gavalas, Kostas Calathes, Glezos, Leventis, and Regas

Annual fashion weeks are held in both Alexandropolis and Troiana. In addition to this the fashion magazine Nárkissos, based in Alexandropolis is considered one of the most prestigious fashion magazines in the world.


Mesogeian cuisine has a long tradition which has developed through countless centuries of social and political changes, having its roots in the cuisine of ancient Mesogeian cultures. The Ancient Mesogeian cuisine was characterized by the culinary triad bread, olive oil and wine; with additional foods such as artichokes, peas, lettuce, olives, parsley, peaches, pears, oranges, figs melons, apples, grapes, quinces, berries, apricots, cherries, pomegranates, cheese, many kinds of meats.

Being a seafaring nation, bordered at times by several seas, the ancient Mesogeians regularly consumed fish, game, and poultry, including ducks and geese, while meat such as pork and lamb were considered a luxury, beef was seldom eaten. During the medieval age, the Imperial palace at Alexandropolis became metropolis of spices and exotic recipes with guests being served various fruits, honey-cakes, sweetmeats, roasted pigeon, and peacock.

Modern Mesogeian cuisine is an amalgamation of the influences of various regional cuisines making up the Mesogeian Empire.

Mesogeia boasts an assortment of desserts, pastries, and sweets, including: Baklava, Biscotti, Bombolone, Cannoli, Cavallucci, Diples, Finikia, Galaktoboureko, Gelato, Granita Halva, Karydopita, Koulorakia, Kourabiedes, Lazarika, Loukoumades, Loukoumi, Mandolato, Marzipan, Melitinia, Melopita, Melomakarona, Mesogeian fig cookies, Mesogeian ice, Milopita, Moustokouloura, Otia, Pandoro, Panormosa, Pasta Flora, Pasteli, Pignolata, Pignolo, Ricciarelli, Retseli, Spoon sweets, Tartufo, Tiramisu, Tripoli ice cream, Tsoureki, Vasilopita, yogurt, and Zeppolal.

There are hundreds of different types of cheeses in Mesogeia, among which include: Anthotyros, Feta, Formaela, Graviera, Halloumi, Kasseri, Kefalograviera, Kefalotyri, Kopanisti Mykonou, Ladotyri Mytilinis, Myzithra, Manouri, Metsovone, Saganaki, Xynotyro, and Xynomizithra.

In addition to wine and beer, beverages such as tea and coffee (which includes Espresso, Veneto, Café Amalfio, Genoese Latte, and Pisoccino) are popular throughout Mesogeia.