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The Ionian Islands in the Year 1863
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Thomas Ansted
Categories: Ionian Islands
Type: BOOK - Published: 1863 - Publisher:

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The Ionian Islands
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Tertius T. C. Kendrick
Categories: Ionian Islands
Type: BOOK - Published: 1822 - Publisher:

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The Ionian Islands and Epirus
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Jim Potts
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-06 - Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

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
The Ionian Islands
Language: en
Pages: 477
Authors: Anthony Hirst, Patrick Sammon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The Ionian Islands stretch south from the Adriatic, where Corfu’s Pantokrator mountain overlooks Albania across narrow straits, along the western coast of mainland Greece through Paxi, Kephalonia, Ithaca, Lefkada and Zakynthos, to Kythira, midway between Athens and Crete. Three crucial sea-battles were fought here – Sybota (the first recorded), Actium
The Ionian Islands in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age, 3000-800 BC
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

The cultural identity of the Ionian Islands during the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age was shaped by a variety of factors, not least by their geographical position at the north-western fringes of the Aegean world. Through the scrutiny of all the categories of archaeological evidence – tombs and cemeteries,