Argostoli Woods, where the bombs fell.. Kefalonia ww2

Four Ancient shipwrecks found of the shores of Greece

Four previously unknown shipwrecks have been discovered some 30 kilometers off the Bay of Irakleio, Crete, in recent underwater exploration conducted by the ephorate of underwater antiquities. The new finds comprise two Roman era shipwrecks, one containing 1st and 2nd-century Cretan amphorae and the other containing 5th-7th century post-Roman era amphorae, and two shipwrecks containing […]

1953 – the year Kefalonia lost everything…..An Earthquake in Paradise

Kefalonia History THE EARTHQUAKES OF 1953 The destructive earthquakes that hit the Ionian islands in 1953, lasted for almost two months; August and September (the smaller earthquakes lasted for at least six months). As a result of this, Kefalonia, Zante and Ithaca were completely destroyed. The destruction in Zante was also completed by a firebreak. […]

The Creation of Man by Prometheus

                    Prometheus and Epimetheus were spared imprisonment in Tartarus because they had not fought with their fellow Titans during the war with the Olympians. They were given the task of creating man. Prometheus shaped man out of mud, and Athena breathed life into his clay figure. […]

Fall of Icarus….

Man has forever pushed himself to the limits trying to achieve the impossible. Discoveries and inventions are perhaps man’s way to escape from the mundane or simply to alter his life. Such an effort is the myth of Daedalus and Icarus, a brilliant story of how necessity facilitated the invention of something that was never […]

Cephalus And Procris

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Cephalus And Procris As told by Thomas Bulfinch :::::::::::::: Cephalus was a beautiful youth and fond of manly sports. He would rise before the dawn to pursue the chase. Aurora saw him when she first looked forth, fell in love with him, and stole him away But Cephalus was just married to a charming wife whom […]

LOCATING ITHACA

taken from: Robert Bittlestone’s published article THE CONTINUING SEARCH FOR THE I SLAND KINGDOM OF ODYSSEUS Many assume that Ithaki, one of the Ionian Islands, is the site of ancient Ithaca, home to Odysseus, Greek hero of the Trojan war. However, some experts claim that the Paliki Peninsula, on nearby Cephalonia, conforms more closely to descriptions […]