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The Ionian Islands and Epirus

Jim Potts

The Ionian Islands and Epirus

a cultural history

by Jim Potts

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementJim Potts
SeriesLandscapes of the imagination
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF901.I64 P68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24468264M
ISBN 109780199754151, 9780199754168
LC Control Number2010013999

12 specialities of the Ionian islands you should definitely try 11 March 6 May The specialities of the Ionian islands are evidence of their rich history and Venetian influences. Ionian Islands Wikipedia open wikipedia design. This article is about the group of islands west of Greece. For the administrative unit, see Ionian Islands (region). For the ancient region in western Anatolia, see Ionia. Ionian Islands. Ιόνιοι Νήσοι.


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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : The Ionian Islands and Epirus: A Cultural History - Jim Potts - Google Books Scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece are the seven Ionian Islands, celebrated for their spectacular. Jim Potts is the author of Corfu Blues (Ars Interpres Publications, Stockholm, April ), and co-editor of Swedish Reflections, from Beowulf to Bergman.

He The Ionian Islands and Epirus book for The British Council for 35 years in many countries. He now splits his time between Corfu, Epirus, and the UK. The Ionian Islands and Epirus. "This little gem of a book will provide the discerning traveller with something grossly lacking from other tourist guides: a real cultural history with which he or she can contextualise the wonderful experience that is the Ionian Islands and Epirus."Athens News.

Drawing a mosaic portrait of the Ionian Islands and special places of interest in Epirus, Corfu resident Jim Potts focuses on the landscapes, legends, traditions, and historical events that have appealed most strongly to the imaginations of writers, residents and travellers.

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Together with the mountainous mainland region of Epirus, the combined populations of Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira constitute. Scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece are the seven Ionian Islands, celebrated for their spectacular landscapes, olive groves and classical associations.

Together with the mountainous mainland region of Epirus, the combined populations of Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira constitute less than a twentieth of the population of Greece, yet they. Epirus and Ionian Islands Embroideries (Greek) Paperback – by Benaki Musem (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Free shipping for many products. Our Epirus and Ionian islands tour is a journey to the wildest and most “green” parts of Greece. We will go local and stay at unique luxury eco lodges, taste all the culinary treasures, visit local wine producers learn how to cook local specialities, sail between secluded coves, make our own home-made marmalades, walk along ancient bridges.

Epirus in May, from The Ionian Islands and Epirus, A Cultural History, Chapter 3, The Call of the Islands I particularly like the passage by The Rev. Hughes (May, ), from Travels in Greece and Albania, Thomas Smart Hughes, Vol 2, page Two photographs by Frédéric Boissonnas, Corfu and Paramythia.

Today, all the islands are part of the Greek region of the Ionian Islands (Ionioi Nisoi), except Kythera, which is part of the region of Attica. Kerkyra has a population of(including Paxoi), Zakynt, Kefallo (including Ithaca), Lefk, Ithaki 3, Kythera 3, and Capital: Corfu.

Holidays in Corfu can be combined with other Ionian islands, such as Paxi. What we visit: The capital of Corfu.

Parga Town. Parga in Greece is the most popular summer destination in Epirus. This small town is situated in a secluded bay of the Ionian Sea and has an intense island feeling.

The colorful houses of Parga Greece are constructed. Drawing a mosaic portrait of the Ionian Islands and special places of interest in Epirus, Corfu resident Jim Potts focuses on the landscapes, legends, traditions and historical events that have appealed most strongly to the imaginations of writers, residents and travellers.

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(Wineries that are Greek Wine Federation’s Members in Epirus & the Ionian Islands as well as the Winemakers of North Greece Association, also a. Epirus (/ɪˈpaɪrəs/; Greek: ήπειρος, Ípeiros [ˈipiɾos]), is a traditional geographic and modern administrative region in northwestern Greece.

It borders the regions of West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and Capital: Ioannina. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Vacation and accommodation in Greece is a complete Travel Guide for Greece. In Vacation-Greece you will find information on Greek islands and a list of hotels and villas in Epirus, studios and apartments for all hotel offers in Epirus, see maps and photos of Epirus, book flights, ferry tickets, discover Epirus, book guided tours and make hotel reservations.

"The Ionian Islands and Epirus", Athens News Book Review, I was really pleased to be sent a scan of Damion Mac Con Uladh's book review of "The Ionian Islands and Epirus, A Cultural History" (thank you Richard), the first review I have seen so far.

It sits on the coffee table in my home and often prompts conversations with guests. I really love this book. It has so much to offer. It's a must-own and a must-read for those who love Greece but especially for those curious about one of the most beautiful areas in Greece: Epirus and her Ionian Islands/5.

Epirus is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, now shared between Greece and Albania. It lies between the Pindus Mountains and the Ionian Sea, stretching from the Bay of Vlorë and the Acroceraunian mountains in the north to the Ambracian Gulf and the ruined Roman city of Nicopolis in the south.

It is currently divided between the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece and the counties Present status: Divided between Greece and Albania.

The Ionian Islands and Epirus: a cultural history. [Jim Potts] Print book: EnglishView all editions and Corfu to Epirus --Mainland vs. Islands --Maintaining the Environment --Epirot Mountain Landscape --Vlachs of Metsovo and Pindus --Mountains of Suli --Mountain Culture --Zagori --Local Legends --ch.

Seven New Perspectives --Legacy of. Each of the islands remained part of the Venetian Stato da Màr until Napoleon Bonaparte dissolved the Republic of Venice inannexing Corfu.

The Ionian Islands are situated in the Ionian Sea, off the west coast of Greece. Cythera, the southernmost, is just off Capital: Corfu.

The Ionian Islands Region (Greek: περιφέρεια ιονίων νήσων, romanized: Periféria Ioníon Níson) is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. The administrative region does not include all of the Ionian Islands; the island of Kythera, which historically was part of the island group, Capital: Corfu.

The Ionian Islands and Epirus: a cultural history. [Jim Potts] Electronic books History: Potts, Jim. Ionian Islands and Epirus. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type.

The Ionian Islands and Epirus. por Jim Potts. Landscapes of the Imagination (Book 2) ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado.5/5(1).

Two chapters in "The Ionian Islands: Aspects of their History and Culture", ed. Anthony Hirst and Patrick Sammon, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 3) "Grockles and Locals: Mutual Perceptions and the Reciprocal Gaze" Corfu Case Study (40 page chapter for US book,"Travel, Tourism and Identity", Transaction Publishers, ed Gabriel Ricci, Ap ).

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Ioannina, the capital of Epirus, spreads out around beautiful Lake Pamvotida. The strong cultural traditions of the town, home to a number of great novelists and poets, and the artistic and intellectual events which are organized throughout the year, give visitors the opportunity to get to know the roots of the intellectual life of Epirus.

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Corfu (Kerkyra) is one of the most popular islands in Greece. It is a cosmopolitan island located at the northernmost part of the Ionian Sea. Read more about Corfu» Paxos(Paxi) is located on the southeast of Corfu, only 8 miles from the coast op Epirus. on the western coastline are steep slopes and remarkable rock more about Paxos».Information about Lefkada (Ionian Islands).

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