submitted by Gary Smith on 06.08.2005
Our room placard at 9 Muses Hotel.
Stella's Mediterranean Tavern. One of my favorite restaurants anywhere in the world!
submitted by Odyssey Magazine on 05.04.2005
From, an article in Odyssey Magazine,
Vol. 7 No. 6 (July/August 2000)
Love in a Warm Climate: How Five Young Greek-Australian Women Found Love and Culture Shock on Kythira
by, Anna Patty.
To read the entire article go to History, subsection, General History, or search Patty, or Shock, with the internal search engine.
When Published: bi-monthly
Publisher: Odyssey Magazine
Available: (See, below).
Odyssey magazine is a brilliant magazine, originating in Greece, which chronicles people, places and events of the Greek Diaspora.
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submitted by George Vardas on 25.01.2005
The Lion of St Mark symbolises the Venetian influence on the island. This one graces one of the buildings in Hora.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 24.09.2004
where on the island is this road sign?
lets go to pelagia for a ice cream.
sinage around the island
submitted by Eleni Harou on 06.07.2004
This plaque decorates a house in Hora that once belonged to the family of the mother of Leykadios Hern, who's history you can check out in the high achievers section.
submitted by George Vardas on 04.06.2004
A scene from the Archaeological Museum at Hora with one of its centrepiece exhibits, the sculptured lion from the Archaic Period of the island's history
submitted by George Vardas on 18.05.2004
This famous lion statue looks over the pond in the main square of picturesque and leafy Mylopotamos
submitted by George Vardas on 03.05.2004
Some of the headstones from the British occupation of the island, interspersed amongst the characteristic panels depicting the Venetian lion of St Mark, are on display in the Archaeological Museum at Hora.
submitted by George Vardas on 01.05.2004
The Venetian Lion of St Mark is visible in many parts of the island as a reminder of the long Venetian occupation of the island.
submitted by George Vardas on 20.04.2004
The statue of Kolokotronis near Agia Moni. The Greek revolutionary hero escaped to Kythera in 1806.
submitted by George Vardas on 19.04.2004
The Archaeological Museum at Hora is filled with the reminders of the British occupation
submitted by James Gavriles on 14.03.2004
Truley, one of the wonders of the ancient times and of course one of the artifacts found with the bronze items off of the coast of AntiKythera in the early 1900's by sponge divers.
This ancient wonder is thought to have been designed and built by Archimedes to calculate time, day, month, years, etc.
It has been x-rayed and studied by many mathematicians and scientists and engineers and it contains very accurately cut gears and shafts, that work together to calculate the elements of time. Still many things are a mystery about this and hopefully ,some day the whole idea of its purpose will come to light.
One of the bronze statues found off the coast of AntiKythera in the early 1900's.
He sure looks like he could be a Tsirigotis to me. Truly handsome and with great character
No story of Kythera is complete without talking about the famous bronze statues and artifacts found off of the coast of AntiKythera in the 1900's by sponge divers.
Stories told to me as a youth, suggest that my Papoo Demetrios Gavrilis was one of these sponge divers and that when they first saw them on the bottom of the sea, the divers were scared, that they may be bodies of people.
My Papoo was indeed a sponge diver in that time and area and he had a full sponge diving outfit with the suit and helmet to dive deep. He used to enjoy diving for ancient Greek treasures and there were days when he would tell my Yia-Yia that he had been sponge diving when in fact he was looking for treasure. He would buy sponges at the end of the day from fellow divers and take them home as proof that he had indeed been working. No harm done I suppose
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 13.03.2004
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