The Greek Islands

The Greek Islands

by Marc Dubin

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ISBN-13: 9781405319720
Publisher: Gardners Books
Publication date: 02/01/2007

Table of Contents


How to Use this Guide     6
Introducing the Greek Islands
Discovering the Greek Islands     10
Choosing Your Island     12
Putting Greece on the Map     14
A Portrait of the Greek Islands     16
The History of Greece     26
The Greek Islands Through the Year     46
Ancient Greece
Gods, Goddesses and Heroes     54
The Trojan War     56
Greek Writers and Philosophers     58
Temple Architecture     60
Vases and Vase Painting     62
The Greek Islands Area by Area
The Greek Islands at a Glance     66
The Ionian Islands     68
The Argo-Saronic Islands     92
The Sporades and Evvoia     104
The Northeast Aegean Islands     124
The Dodecanese     158
The Cyclades     204
Crete     244
A Short Stay in Athens     282
Travellers' Needs
Where to Stay     298
Where to Eat     322
Shopping in Greece     342
Specialist Holidays & Outdoor Activities     344
Beaches and Watersports     348
Survival Guide
Practical Information     352
TravelInformation     362
General Index     372
Phrase Book     404
Map of Ferry Routes

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