Argostoli Woods, where the bombs fell.. Kefalonia ww2

Cephalus And Procris


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 […]


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 […]

Kefalonia: Drapanos British Cemetery in Kefalonia Greece, Ionian

al in the cemetery was of Master Blackwell in 1681. Nothing is known of him and his gravesite has been lost. The next recorded burial was that of a Mr John Genaros in 1710. Mr Genaros came from a prominent merchant family of Bristol, England and his gravestone can still be seen set into the […]

Submarine escape: A WWII survival tale from Kefalonia

By Tim Clayton Military historian Seventy years ago, off the Greek island of Kefalonia, the British submarine HMS Perseus hit an Italian mine, sparking one of the greatest and most controversial survival stories of World War II. The clear waters of the Mediterranean were a death trap for British submarines in World War II. Some […]

Kefalonia, a brief history

                            Taken From: History An aition explaining the name of Cephallenia and reinforcing its cultural connections with Athens associates the island with the mythological figure of Cephalus, who helped Amphitryon of Mycenae in a war against the Taphians and Teleboans.[3] He was […]