The Library about Kythera

We present an arcive of very interesting articles and letters related to Kythera. Arts, Culture, Nature, Science, Society, Agriculture e.t.c.

  • Self-Sustained Archaeological Sites Archaeological Sites as Self-Sustained Resources for Economic Regeneration: Towards the Creation of Living Archaeological Parks on the Islands of Kythera and Antikythera
  • The Hesiod's Theogony The Theogony presents the descent of the gods, is one of the key source documents for Greek mythology; it is the Genesis of Greek mythology. It gives the clearest presentation of the Greek pagan creation myth, starting with the creatrix goddesses Chaos and Earth, from whom descended all the gods and men; it mentions hundreds of individual gods, goddesses, demi-gods, elementals and heroes.
  • Buy a house in Greece Buying Property in Greece - Top 5 Tips To Avoid Pitfalls
  • The glassware from the Antikythera shipwreck There can be no doubt that the exceptionally rare and beautiful glass vessels from the Antikythera shipwreck were not part of the ship's equipment, but rather of its cargo: they were luxury wares which, like the other works of art the ship was transporting, were probably destined for the markets of Rome.
  • The "Antikythera Youth" - The Antikythera Shipwreck The statue was first mended in 1901 by the Greek sculptor P. Kaloudis. In 1902, the French sculptor A. Andre, rejoined the fragments and made numerous mends.
  • Statue of Hermes - The Antikythera Shipwreck Τhe life-size statue of Hermes is fully restored with its inherent plinth. The surface of the statue, particularly its right side, is severely eroded by its having long been in the sea. A low, plain base with depression for the plinth has been considered to belong to the statue.
  • Kythera in Christian Times by the A' Ephorate of Byzantine and Post Byzantine antiquities
  • “Opposite to the general poorness of the land, the island is full of churches…” John Galt, English Sightseer 19th Century