About 100 factories are established in the neighbourhood of Athens and Peiraeus.
The plan was to embark them on forty vessels, which were lying in the dockyards, and make a night-attack on Peiraeus.
When Athens became the capital in 1833 the ancient name of The Peiraeus.
And in fact, the meditated descent on Peiraeus was neither so wild nor so rash as it may at first sight appear.
Meanwhile fire-signals had been raised, conveying the alarm to Peiraeus and Athens.
Industrial and commercial activity is mainly centred at the Peiraeus, where Industry and commerce.
But now they provided for the safety of Peiraeus by closing the harbours and keeping a vigilant watch.
The city itself, with its fortifications extending to the port of Peiraeus, was impregnable to a land attack.
Having left his troops and part of his treasure at Taenarum, he again presented himself at the Peiraeus, and was now admitted.