submitted by James Victor Prineas on 24.02.2006
The original banner. On parade.
submitted by Kythera Island Project on 24.02.2006
.....found on a tile from Agios Georgios tou Vounou (incised marks enhanced for clarity). Photography by A. Bevan 2003.
submitted by - AAIAA - on 22.02.2006
From the Invitation to the Stavros Paspalas Lecture on Archaeological Research on Kythera.
The island of Kythera, best known for its mythological and literary associations with Aphrodite, lies between southern Greece and Crete, and on the western threshold of the Aegean Sea.
Its nodal position as regards seafaring and communication networks was well noted throughout Antiquity and into the Mediaeval period.
An Australian team has conducted an archaeological ...
submitted by Wentworth Courier on 16.02.2006
Wednesday, August 26th, 1998. p.7
By James Wilkinson
When Waverley Council first had a dream of what Campbell Parade at Bondi Beach would look like, lots of colour was one of the top priorities.
Now, almost two years after the upgrade work started, that priority is becoming a reality.
The new Bondi Beach flag was raised last week by the council onto the flagpoles that line the ...
submitted by George Poulos on 12.02.2006
Vintage postcard from the 1950's(?), of Karavas, looking North, with the Patrikios Agricultural School in the background.
The young girl on the donkey is - Matina Cominos (nee, Zantiotis) - Sarandakos
submitted by Karavitiko Symposium, Sydney on 09.02.2006
Feast Day - February 10th
Ayios Haralambos is the Patron Saint of the village of Karavas, Kythera.
By: The Right Reverend Father Michael D. Jordan
"On February 10th we honor one of the most beloved Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church. His name is Haralambos. In English, the translation for the name Haralambos used by most Orthodox Christians is "Harry". Haralambos lived in the 2nd century in a small town called Magnesia in Asia Minor. He became ...
submitted by May Lerios on 16.01.2006
There are two competing explanations regarding the origin of the name of this cake, tradionally served on New Year's Eve:
It is a composite of Vassilias [king] and pita [pie], and it is so named to commemorate the visit of the three kings to the infant Jesus (the day of Epiphany, celebrated on January 6th).
It is a composite of Vassilis [the Greek form of the name Basil] and pita [pie], and it is so named after ...
submitted by Athene Anderson, (nee, Gilchrist) on 16.01.2006
Located near to Hugh Gilchrist''s residence.
Many Kytherians worship here.
submitted by Athene Anderson, (nee, Gilchrist) on 15.01.2006
Advising receipt of the SILVER MEDAL, for recognition of his outstanding achievement in the publication of a three-volume work, entitled Australians and Greeks.
ACADEMY OF ATHENS
H. E. Ambassador Paul Tighe
Australian Embassy in Greece
Athens, 28 December, 2005
A. 7. 0114
Dear Mr Ambassador,
submitted by Utah's Greek Americans on 15.01.2006
Co-author Ellen Vidalakis Furgis and her daughter Karen demonstrate how to make Greek pastries at the 1989 Living Traditions Festival.
Photo by Carol Edison, courtesy The Utah Arts Council
Savor the richness of Greek culinary fare through this "hands-on" section of the Utah's Greek-Americans website. While you may have tried Greek cuisine in a restaurant, now is your opportunity to ...
Savor the richness of Greek culinary fare through this "hands-on" section of the Utah's Greek-Americans website. While you may have tried Greek cuisine in a restaurant, now is your opportunity to try baking honey-laced baklava, flaky cheese-filled triangles, or cooking aromatic stuffed grape leaves and souvlakia. To offer an example of the Greek Orthodox Easter feast tradition, a recipe for deep red-dyed eggs is also provided. ...
submitted by Australian Womens Weekly on 15.01.2006
submitted by Marianthi Milona on 15.01.2006
4 slices of veal loin (preferably milk-fed)
2 toast bread slices
6 anchovy fillets
½ cup of green and black olives, pitted
1 dry onion
1 garlic clove
½ bunch finely chopped parsley
½ cup white wine
1 tsp sweet paprika
olive oil and flour
salt & pepper
Crumble the bread in the blender and add the anchovies, olives, onion and garlic. Puree all these ingredients together and spread over each slice of meat.
"This delectable volume guides readers through mainland Greece, across the various groups of islands, to Cyprus. After a stopover in the restaurants of Athens, it moves on to the wine growing region of Attica to see how Metaxa brandy and retsina wine are produced, and where salt was discovered to be a culinary treasure.
The tour continues to the Peloponnese peninsula, where grapes and figs flourish and goat cheese is allowed to mature in its good time. ...
submitted by Grecian Plate Cookbook on 15.01.2006
Compiled by the women of St Barabara's Church in Durham, NC, National Winner of the Prestigious R.T. French Company Tastemaker Cookbook Award and March 1988 CookBook of the Month from Good Housekeeping Magazine.
Traditional Recipes for the contemporary cook.
Nearly 300 time-tested recipes from appetizers to desserts
Step-by-step instructions and many easy to follow illustrations
Special Chapter features 'trim' ...
submitted by George Poulos on 11.08.2008
This symbol is based on the original symbol for Aphrodite - Venus (Venus is the Romanised version of Kythera's Aphrodite).
The symbol for Venus, based on the even older Egyptian symbol of the ankh, is that which is now being used in the Western World for the symbol of womanhood, ie, a cross placed on a circle.
Here I have retained the symbol in its original form.
The visual allusion to the Greek cross and the Greek national flag is ...
submitted by George Poulos on 14.01.2006
Drawing on the superior vexillogical designs of the flags of South Africa and the United Kingdom, and fusing them with the field of the Greek flag.
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About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
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