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Symi’s Past Life – A Chequered History

Symi, for all its tiny size, has always featured prominently in Greek history and mythology. The first documented inhabitants were the Carians, then the Leleges and after these the Phoenicians, fabled for their great seafaring prowess. The port of Niborios,…

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New findings in Santorini

New studies show that the volcanic eruption of Thera, whose remains is the island of Santorini, dates back to 1613 BC and not to 1530 BC as it was believed. The discovery, was made in Athens by Walter Friedrich and…

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