It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Anthony Robbins (1968-)
This is where people of Kytherian decent who have contributed to their community in an extraordinary way will be featured. They need not be "famous" is the usual sense of the world, simply extraordinary.
submitted by Gwydir Shire Council on 27.03.2011
Sandy McNaughton is one of the great Philokytherians and Philohellene's.
Her endeavours in helping refurbish and establish the Roxy Cinema, Roxy Cafe and Roxy Museum at Bingara, in northwestern New South Wales, has been extraordinary.
The establishment of these Hellenic "sacred sites" in Bingara will have deep and long-lasting effects, not only in Australia, but throughout the Hellenic world.
You can ...
submitted by George Crethar on 19.03.2011
WAS WELL KNOWN KYTHERIAN HIS FATHER VICTOR WAS THE MAYOR OF THE TOWN THE FAMILT HOME WAS DONATED TO THE VILLAGE AND IS NOW A KINDERGATONWITH A PLAQUE SAYING SO
submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 14.03.2011
AM 2003. LL.BA (Hons), BMed, MHA, DipComm (Newcastle), AFCHSE, MA (Military History);
Son of George and Mary-Theresa Notaras, born May 29, 1951, Educated at Marist Brothers, Newcastle. Married to Robyn Cahill.
Executive Director, National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre 2009-current.
General Manager Royal Darwin Hospital 2007-2009; Northern Territory Principal Medical Consultant, ...
submitted by James Gavriles on 23.06.2010
Joseph S. Stratigos M.D.
Aug. 31, 1922 - June 19, 2010
SOUTH BEND - Joseph Spyridon Stratigos, M.D., 87, of Notre Dame, IN, and Naples, FL, passed away at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2010, in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, surrounded by his family. He was born August 31, 1922, in South Bend, IN, the son of the late Spyridon G. and Mary (Miller) Stratigos. On January 26, 1947, in Battle Creek, MI, Joseph married the former Elizabeth "Betty" J. Gaza, who survives. ...
submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 14.11.2009
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The publication of Life in Australia (2009 edition), has sparked interest in the first Greek Consul to Australia. (See Consul photographs on pages 81 & 82 pf the book.
Anthony John Jereos Lucas (Lekatsas) (1862-1946) was in influential Greek Australian businessman noted for his philanthropic activities and construction of numerous public and private buildings in Melbourne, Australia. Ultimately, Anthony Lucas ...
submitted by Alexander Riedmüller on 12.08.2013
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Alexander Riedmüller is currently researching his Ph.D. thesis at the chair for European Ethnology at the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg (Germany).
His PhD research is centered on the mutual entwining of virtual and analog “life-worlds” and the impact of virtual „ethnoscapes“ like www.kythera-family.net on concepts of culture, ethnicity, community and identity in post-traditional societies. ...
submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 11.10.2011
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(1894-1973), coffee merchant, was born on 23 October 1894 at Mylopatamo (Potamós), Kythera, Greece, youngest of eleven children of Damianos Nicholas Andronicus, fisherman, and his wife Vassiliki, née Karidis.
The pressure of population on limited resources encouraged migration, as it had done in Greece for centuries. John followed five of his brothers to Australia, reaching Sydney in the Bremen on 10 November 1908. ...
submitted by Kytherian Historical Record on 22.09.2009
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Education Editor Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney
Anna Patty really mixed the practical with the theoretical when she completed her Master of Arts (Journalism) degree at the University of Wollongong in 1992.
Anna was a young journalist at the Illawarra Mercury when she studied at UOW, working the late “police rounds” shift from 6pm to 1.30am. She’d finish work, grab a few ...
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 03.07.2009
Address at the Memorial Service for Theodore Simos
St. Francis of Assisi Church Paddington on 26 June 2009
The practice of law is an honourable profession. And there are many who make their mark in different ways. The quiet and dignified man whose memory we now honour, ranks amongst the most loved and respected barristers and judges of our time. For all his extraordinary intellect, that which marks him out may be summed up in the following words: he was a true ...
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 09.11.2008
Bartolomeo Comino – Kytherian or not Kytherian that is the question.
Shakespearian as Hamlet and Othello, Bartolomeo Comino plays a significant dual role as the Secretary of the Council of Ten and Secretary of the Inquisitors in the Serene Republic of Venice from 1609-1619.
The cold war power play between Spain and Serene Republic of Venice in the early 1600’s appears to have a similar scenario to East West cold war activities of post World War 2 adversaries.
submitted by Panagiotis Tzortzopoulos on 12.12.2007
P. TZORTZOPOULOS, PhD.
SURNAME ( FAMILY NAME ) TZORTZOPOULOS
NAME ( CHRISTIAN NAME )
MOTHER’S CHRISTIAN NAME
DATE OF ...
submitted by MARY CONOMOS on 11.01.2010
Valerios Stais (1857-1923)
Valerios Stais was born in Kythera. He was appointed Director of the 'National Archaelogical Museum" Athens 1887 and held the post until his death. He also organised excavations at Epidaurus, Argolis, Attica, and Antikythera.
submitted by University Of Queensland on 04.01.2012
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Kytherian Researcher & Philokytherian.
Doctor of Philosophy.
Bachelor of Contemporary Studies
Children's author and UQ Ipswich graduate Toni Risson will soon publish a book based on studies of migrants in Ipswich called Aphrodite and the Mixed Grill.
She recently won a scholarship to start her PhD and a University Medal due to her high grades during her undergraduate studies.
submitted by Kytherian Association Of Queensland on 11.10.2007
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
Kos Sclavos is only the 7th National President in the long history of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Having just completed the first year of his term Kos can already mark the important restructuring of the PBS and the long term sustainability of the PBS as an important achievement. Kos and the Guild have begun the task of generational change with a key focus on IT enablement for the profession. Previous to his national ...
submitted by George Poulos on 27.02.2011
Biography of Dr Panayiotis Patrikios
Dr Patrikios is a neurologist and research neuropathologist in the field of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). He is the inaugural Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Brain Bank which is based at the University of Sydney. The brain bank is an initiative of MS Research Australia and the University of Sydney.
Dr Patrikios is from Gympie, Queensland, Australia. His family had a ...
submitted by George Poulos on 03.07.2007
submitted by Kytherian Cinema Review on 18.03.2010
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Angelika is a true Philokytherian.
She is currently researching her M.A. (Masters of Arts) thesis.
Her research is centred on Kytherians' involvement with www.kythera-family.net
In April, 2007, she travelled to Australia, and interviewed numerous Kytherians in both Brisbane & Sydney.
submitted by Stephen Samios on 25.03.2007
Appointed to the District Court of Queensland on the 21st August 1998.
District Court of Queensland,
PO Box 167,
Albert Street Queensland. 4002.
submitted by Peter Vanges on 26.02.2007
THE FIRST KYTHERIAN WOMAN DOWN UNDER.
[Picture: 10th December 1902.]
The logical sequence to my research on the “First Kytherian" [man] to arrive in Australia, is the endeavour, to furnish the answer to the question of who was the first “woman” to undertake the long journey down under.
Anyone involved in research of this nature knows that the task is time consuming and not always rewarding, as names are in many instances illegible, ...
submitted by Belyando Shire Council on 05.02.2007
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Born in Brisbane 05/03/1960
Mayor - Belyando Shire - elected March 2004
First elected to council in March 1997. Appointed Deputy Mayor in 2000 and appointed Mayor in August 2003.
Council appointed committees: Belyando Shire Tourism Committee; Belyando Shire Counter Disaster Committee; Belyando Shire Locust Committee; Nebo/Broadsound & Isaac/Connors Land & Irrigation Study Stakeholders ...
I am the editor of a family web-site : benardoutlite.com which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...
Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis
Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...
Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film
written by Mario Romano October 14, 2020
There’s a lot going on in James...
This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
10.10.2020 (Message Board)
I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.
03.10.2020 (Message Board)
My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...
12.09.2020 (Message Board)
Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...
My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna & emigrated to Egypt....