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Symi’s Past Life – A Chequered History

Symi’s Past Life – A Chequered History

Posted in the Islands | Read the full story

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, 2km northwest of Yialos, was once a great commercial centre ...

New findings in Santorini

Dec 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

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 Walter Kutschera, after radiocarbon analysis of 2 olive branches buried ...