italian occupation

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Rhodes Aquarium

Rhodes Aquarium

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In 1934, during the Italian occupation of the Dodecanese Islands (1912-1943), the Governor Mario Lago launched the construction of the Reale Istituto di Ricerche Biologiche di Rodi (Royal Biological Research Institute of Rhodes) in Cape of Mili, the northernmost point of Rhodes Island. The Italian architect Armando Bernabiti undertook the projects ...


The Amaranteios School documentary

The Amaranteios School documentary

Mar 9th, 2013 Posted in News | Read the full story

The oldest Greek primary school in the city, the Amaranteios School of Rhodes completed on June 2012, one hundred years of life. The school was built under the Ottoman rule by the benefactors George Amarantos and his sister Despina Amarantou with a view to maintain the Greek language and culture ...


Italian Architecture in the Dodecanese

Italian Architecture in the Dodecanese

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The occupation of the Dodecanese Visitors to the Dodecanese, that group of Greek Islands off the coast of Turkey are often surprised at the extent the modernist and art deco buildings which remain as a result of the occupation of these islands by Italy from 1912 to 1943. Extensive work was ...


Florestano di Fausto’s work in Rhodes

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Born at Rocca Canterano, a small village outside Rome, Florestano di Fausto (16.07.1890 – 11.01.1965) was an engineer, an architect and a politician. He served as a technical consultant to the Ministero degli Affari Esteri, where he designed and constructed numerous Italian diplomatic offices throughout Eastern and Western Europe, South ...


Restorations during the Italian occupation

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The Italians landed on the island of Rhodes in May 1912, with the intention of establishing themselves permanently in the area. However, after the end of the WW II, they were obliged to surrendered their possessions in the Dodecanese to the Greek state. During the years of the occupation using ...