submitted by James Victor Prineas on 10.04.2004
Information about this flag can be found in the General History category of this site.
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 24.02.2007
Venetian Rule, 1386-1797.
Venice acquired the Ionian Islands off the western coast of Greece in 1386. Venice was a major naval power, and the islands were extremely important for control of access to the Adriatic Sea. After the Treaty of Passarowitz in 1718 all that remained of the Venetian Empire was the Dalmatian Coast and the Ionian Islands.
French Rule, 1797-1800.
In 1796 Napoleon defeated the Austrians and ...
submitted by George Poulos on 09.04.2004
Derek De Solla Price, 1959
From the evidence of the fragments one can get a good idea of the appearance of the original object. Consisting of a box with dials on the outside and a very complex assembly of gear wheels mounted within, it must have resembled a well- made 18ih-century clock. Doors hinged to the box served to protect the dials, and on all available surfaces of box, doors and dials there were long Greek inscriptions describing the operation and construction of the instrument. ...
submitted by George Poulos on 18.09.2009
Getting to the Source of Springs
One of the most dynamic geological features of Kythera generally, and particularly the village of Karavas, is the large number of natural springs.
The three springs in central Karavas - at Keramari, Amir Ali, and Portakalia, run perpetually.
Under Modern Landscapes, Peter Trifyllis, has provided kythera-island.net with a photograph of running spring water at the spring at Amir Ali.
Under Vintage Portraits/People ...
submitted by James Gavriles on 08.04.2004
A sample of the Easter menu at my Father's restaurant ,the Atlas Cafe, Highland Park, Michigan. 1938.
Some of the prices are un believable.
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 05.01.2004
This business card was given to Ross (Spiros) Tzannes in 1997 by an elderly Kytherian man who knew Ross’s father. The card had originally been given to the man by Ross’s father Stratis Tzannes in the 1930’s. Stratis was a partner in the Canberra Café - an oyster bar at 132 Oxford Street in Darlinghurst, Sydney. He wrote his name on the back of the card in pencil when he gave the card to the man.
Family name: Tzannes
Village of origin: Livadi
Document description: ...
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 02.12.2003
Dimitrios Aroney's passport issued by the Greek Consulate of Sydney in 1916. This passport enabled him to travel from Australia to the USA.
Family name: Aroney
Village of origin: Aroniathika
Document dated: 1916
submitted by Site Administrator on 10.09.2003
submitted by Site Administrator on 31.08.2003
Many thanks to Peter Vanges and the Kytherian Association of Australia for their kind permission to reproduce this logo from Kythera, a History (1993), a hard cover book which is still available from the Association. For information about how to purchase the book, please see the Bibliography category under "Culture".
Many thanks to Peter Vanges and the Kytherian Association of Australia for their kind permission to reproduce this document from Kythera, a History (1993), a hard cover book which is still available from the Association. For information about ordering the book, please see the Bibliography category under "Culture".
submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 14.07.2003
At sixteen years of age Andonis Pentopoulos left Kythera and migrated to Australia. He had hardly ever even been outside of his village when he set out on his first journey abroad.
Andonis had been sponsored by his uncles Theodore and Nikolas Marcellos, who were already living in Australia. They loaned him the money for his passage and guaranteed him three years work in their restaurant and bakery in Griffith, N.S.W.
It took him three years to pay off his ticket, and ...
submitted by James Prineas on 28.06.2003
This is the envelope with logo from my grandfather Dimitri Prineas' (Dimitrelou) café in Holbrook. He ran it until 1949, when, on the night of their departure party, the day before he and his family were to move to Sydney, he died of a heart attack.
submitted by Site Administrator on 15.06.2003
An article about "Kythera Photographic Encounters", a three-day photographic event in October 2002 on Kythera, organised by John Stathos.
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