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Our is a cultural archive system which invites all people who love the Greek island of Kythera to enjoy the material which other members of the community have shared. It is a free service supported by the Kytherian Association of Australia to help promote the connection of Kythera with it's Diaspora all over the world. More than twenty thousand items - family trees, photographs, life stories etc. - have been submitted. It's free and easy to create an account to add your family history. And the site can of course be browsed by anyone without registering.

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Photos, Diaspora Social Life

Drinking at the bar of the Quilpie Hotel, ca. 1921

Pictured from left: Peter Pisano, Roy Bromley, Bob Angus, unidentified barmaid and an unidentified gentleman standing next to the proprietor...

History, Vintage Maps

Colour map of Kythira, Italian, 1825, held at National Archives London.

This is a section of a set of maps of the Ionian Islands, item ref: MR 1/2037/48 held at the...

History, Vintage Maps

Map of Kythira with Elafonisos and inset of Diakofti held at National Archives London, dated 18??

One of several maps of Kythira held at the National Archives in London. Unfortunately none of them are very precisely...

Academic Research, Education

Kythera high school as a source of spirit and culture for the island

For the 101st anniversary of Kythera High school  Kythera High school as a source of spirit and culture for the...

People, Nicknames

Origin of “Kaponas” nickname

The nickname “Kaponas” is often found appended to the family name of the Megalokonomos family of Agia Pelagia. The followng...

Kythera map (Click to enlarge)

Kythera map with points of interest.

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29.03.2024 (Message Board)

John Kallinicos

I know of a Nickolas Stathis who lived in Ipswich and later West End. He had about...

07.03.2024 (Message Board)

David Rogers

Hi Ellisanna I think we are cousins my mother's family were also lazzaretti from Newport mother's name...

28.02.2024 (Message Board)

Lien Stouten

mmm translate-type-error happend... I ment bar Astikon! Excuse me : )

28.02.2024 (Message Board)

Lien Stouten

Hello, I'm Lien from Holland and searching for the picture I saw in bar Askiton in Potamos and was...