2 edition of People of Poros, a portrait of a Greek island village found in the catalog.
People of Poros, a portrait of a Greek island village
Peter S. Gray
|Statement||by Peter Gray, illustrated by Muriel Hannah.|
|LC Classifications||DF901.P6 G7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 p. l., 3-325 p.|
|Number of Pages||325|
|LC Control Number||42021875|
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On the latter island you find the main village of Poros Town. A narrow meters wide strait separates the island from the mainland of the Peloponnese. From this narrow passage the island derives its name: Poros means "passage".
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He paints a colorful picture of Athens, Crete, Poros, Corfu, Hydra and Delphi, where he spent time in the company of his wife Nancy, novelist Lawrence Durrell, poet Theodore Stephanides, and Greek writer George Katsimbalis (the Colossus, who some believe to represent a self-portrait of Miller himself).
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Beautiful sunset view of Naoussa town. Douliana is a quiet traditional village, West of the island, near the International Airport CHQ, only 22 km. The city of Chania, close to many beaches. This village (among of all for Greece) was awarded the title of National preservation place NATURA, keeping agriculture as a major activity as always has be.
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The area has a variety of apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa. Greece is one of those rare places where ancient history is still very much a part of modern life. Visitors are as much drawn to the country’s epic intellectual history as its beauty and charm. Make time for the iconic features of the Acropolis of Athens, which include the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, and the Temple of Athena Nike.
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Near Poros, hike up 1, feet to the monastery of the Virgin Mary for some of the island’s most jaw-dropping views. Kimolos On sleepy Kimolos, visitors will find Greek island life at its. Satellite images 'show a secret detention' camp near the border village of Poros By Faith Ridler For Mailonline Published: EDT, 11 March |.
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The other side of the krater has a painting of a man grasping a woman by the wrist as he turns towards a ship with two rows of oarsmen. Thought to be an early representation of a myth, perhaps Theseus abducting Helen, Paris abducting Helen, the cause of the Trojan war, or Theseus fleeing King Minos of Crete with Ariadne.
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2). The name was given by the Arab workmen, who, when the figure was first brought to light in the cemetery of Sakkarah, thought they saw in it the likeness of their own sheikh.I’ve been lucky to interview some great authors who hold Greece dear to their hearts and write fiction and non-fiction about this country; Sara Alexi of The Greek Village series, Ekaterina Botziou’s tongue in cheek book about married life to a Greek: “ Last Moussaka Standing,” to name but a few.
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