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1908:History > Documents

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 10.04.2004

Ionian Flag 1800-1807

Information about this flag can be found in the General History category of this site.

1907:History > Documents

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 24.02.2007

Ionian Flag 1815-1864

Chronology

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 ...

1888:History > Documents

submitted by George Poulos on 09.04.2004

Antikythera mechanism - drawing of the mechanism in situ

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. ...

1884:History > Documents

submitted by George Poulos on 18.09.2009

Natural Springs

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 ...

1876:History > Documents

submitted by James Gavriles on 08.04.2004

Easter 1938 menu at the Atlas Cafe Highland Park, Michigan

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.

874:History > Documents

submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 05.01.2004

Canberra Café Card

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: ...

828:History > Documents

submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 02.12.2003

Dimitrios Aroney's passport, 1916.

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

391:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 10.09.2003

Kytherian Society (USA) Panayiri Invitation

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350:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 31.08.2003

Logo: Kytherian Association of New York

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".

349:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 31.08.2003

Administrative Circular 1797

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".

156:History > Documents

submitted by Alexandra Ermolaeff on 14.07.2003

Andonis Pentopoulos' steamship ticket to Australia (1928)

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 ...

115:History > Documents

submitted by James Prineas on 28.06.2003

Logo Olympia Cafe

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.

94:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 15.06.2003

Kathimerini (English) May 2002

An article about "Kythera Photographic Encounters", a three-day photographic event in October 2002 on Kythera, organised by John Stathos.

93:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 15.06.2003

92:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 15.06.2003

91:History > Documents

submitted by Site Administrator on 15.06.2003