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Old October 11th, 2005, 05:05 AM   #1
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Captain Corelli's Island Kefalonia

Truly one of the most beautiful places in the whole Mediterranean, and I'm not saying that because I'm a Kefalonian either!











































This picture is of the village of Digaleto Pirgi (I was born here)












Kefalonia is one of the "greener" Greek Islands






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for the Pelasgians, too, were a Greek nation originally from the Peloponnesus
The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...assus/1B*.html

Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece". Strabo, VII, Frg. 9
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...ragments*.html

But north of the gulf, the first inhabitants are Greeks called Epirotes....
Procopius
http://books.google.com/books?id=9m6...page&q&f=false

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Old October 11th, 2005, 05:07 AM   #2
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Some more stunning photos of Kefalonia


















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for the Pelasgians, too, were a Greek nation originally from the Peloponnesus
The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...assus/1B*.html

Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece". Strabo, VII, Frg. 9
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...ragments*.html

But north of the gulf, the first inhabitants are Greeks called Epirotes....
Procopius
http://books.google.com/books?id=9m6...page&q&f=false
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Old October 15th, 2005, 01:36 AM   #3
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Chicagogeorge I think you're right, I had also seen a tv programme about Kefalonia
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Old October 15th, 2005, 02:05 AM   #4
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Thanks Ozcan,
I mean the whole Mediterranean is one of the most beautiful regions in the world, but some small corners of it offer this unique character which is hard to find elsewhere. I believe Kefalonia has this quality.
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for the Pelasgians, too, were a Greek nation originally from the Peloponnesus
The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...assus/1B*.html

Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece". Strabo, VII, Frg. 9
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/...ragments*.html

But north of the gulf, the first inhabitants are Greeks called Epirotes....
Procopius
http://books.google.com/books?id=9m6...page&q&f=false
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