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  Dodecanese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Greek administrative region of the Dodecanese (a subdivision of the South Aegean periphery) consists of 163 total islands of which 26 are inhabited.
By the time the Peloponnesian War ended in 404 BC, the Dodecanese were largely removed from the larger Aegean conflicts, and had begun a period of relative quiet and prosperity.
In 1943 the islands came under German occupation, and, although the Germans were driven out of mainland Greece in 1944, the Dodecanese remained occupied by Germany until the end of the war in 1945, during which time nearly the entire Jewish population was deported and killed in the Holocaust.
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 Dodecanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Dodecanese (Greek--Dodecanisa) is an island group in southeastern Greece in the Aegean Sea, located between the southwester coast of Asia Minor and the island of Crete.
In 1522 the Dodecanese were seized by the Ottoman Turks, who retained control until the successful invasion of Rhodes in 1912 by Italian armed forces.
The Dodecanese was formally ceded to Greece in 1947.
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 Dodecanese Islands in Greece, introduced by Almi Yachts
The Dodecanese is complex of over 163 islands and islets, of which only 26 are inhabited, situated at the most eastern part of Greece, at the borders of Europe.
Dodecanese islands are formed, as the geologists say, from the peaks of the mountains of the Aegeis, the dry land that joined Greece to Asia which sank into the Mediterranean sea four million years ago.
The Dodecanese islands have been inhabited since the prehistoric period and were first ruled by the Minoans and then the Achaeans.
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 Taverna Emborios - History - All about how Kasos came to be as it is today
During the Turkish occupation the Dodecanese islands enjoyed a privilege granted by Sultan Suleiman according to which all Turkish generals, admirals and civil officials were forbidden to maltreat the islanders or interfere in their affairs.
In 1833 when the Revolution came to its successful end and a new Greek nation was formed, Kasos and the rest of the Dodecanese were omitted and instead, by the Protocol of London, were returned by the newly established Greek state to the Ottomans in exchange for Euboea, the island close to mainland Greece.
By the Treaty of Sèveres in 1920 the Dodecanese islands, with the exception of Rhodes, were ceded to Greece.
www.emborios.com /kasos/history.htm   (1456 words)

 Holiday.gr - DODECANESE, a trip to a myth!
Of course the queen of tourism is Rhodes, the capital of Dodecanese.
Dodecanese is the southest island complex of Greece.
The islands of Dodecanese – apart from their geographical position – are united by a common historic fate.
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 Dodecanese Islands - sailing holidays and yacht charter guide to the Dodecanese - Kos, Rhodes yacht charters
Dodecanese (Twelve Islands or Dodekanes) is the most southerly group of islands in the Southern Sporades, lying off the south-west coast of Asia Minor.
Their inhabitants live by farming, sponge-fishing (the Dodecanese forms the base of the Greek sponge-fishing fleet), but increasingly, the tourist trade.
It was an administrative region of the Byzantine Empire, and it was only when the islands came under Turkish rule in the 16th century that they were given extensive rights of self-government in domestic affairs and gained a common political status.
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The Dodecanese are located south of Samos and Fourni, east of the Cyclades, east of the coast of Asia Minor, and north-east of Crete.
The islands of the Dodecanese (Rhodes, Kos, Simi, Tilos, Astipalaia, Nissiros, Kalymnos, Kassos, Leros, Halki, Kastelorizo, Patmos, Lipsi, Karpathos), are engaged in a beauty contest, with no clear winner.
At the crossroads of three continents the Dodecanese are a powerful pole of attraction for visitors who come to them in order to enjoy the healthy climate, the sun and the sparkling clean sea.
www.all-about.gr /Kalymnos/English/The_Dodecanese_by_GNTO.htm   (138 words)

 Greece Sailing Yacht Charter Dodecanese islands sailing routes and chart, Aegean Sea Sailing Greece
The Dodecanese Island cluster lies in a crescent chain along the Asian-Turkish coast curving west towards Crete.
The name "Dodecanese” came into use in 1908 when twelve islands of this group excluding Lipsi, Kos and Rhodes but including an outsider, Ikaria, protested about their deprivation of the special privileges and tax exemptions they had been granted in the 16th century by the Turks.
The Dodecanese Islands are a group of twelve islands (Dodecanese=twelve islands), which lie along the Asian-Turkish coast.
www.sunyachting.gr /yacht-charter-dodecanese-sailing.html   (550 words)

 360.gr Greece > Dodecanese Pictures
Dodecanese Greece: Pictures of the islands of the Dodecanese
The island group called Dodecanese is the furthest archipelago from the mainland, lying close to the Turkish coast.
The name Dodecanese means “Twelve Islands” but the group includes more islands than the twelve main ones.
www.360.gr /web-design/services/greece/dodecanese   (88 words)

 Dodecanese (Dhodhekanisos) Adventure Travel - Dodecanese-Dhodhekanisos Travel Guide
The first thing to notice about this far-eastern Greek archipelago is that the Dodecanese -- "the 12" -- is in fact comprised of 32 islands: 14 inhabited and 18 uninhabited.
They have been known collectively as "the Dodecanese" since 1908, when 12 of them joined forces to resist the recent revocation of the special status that they had long enjoyed under the sultans.
The Dodecanese are far-flung from the Greek mainland and mostly hug the coast of Asia Minor.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Dodecanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Agriculture, livestock raising, fruit growing, and sponge diving are the main occupations.
Centers of ancient Greek culture, the Dodecanese were held by the Ottoman Turks from 1522 until 1912, when they were occupied by Italy during the Italo-Turkish War.
The islands were captured by the Allies during World War II, and in 1947 they formally passed to Greece.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/D/Dodecane.asp   (201 words)

 Dodecanese, Greece
The Dodecanese ("Twelve Islands") are a group of islands off the southwest coast of Asia Minor, the most southerly part of the Southern Sporades.
It was only in the 16th century, under Turkish rule, that they gained a common political status, with extensive autonomy in domestic affairs.
Under the treaty of Lausanne in 1923, Turkey ceded the whole of the Dodecanese to Italy.
www.planetware.com /greece/dodecanese-gr-aeg-dodec.htm   (233 words)

 FOCUS on GREECE - Dodecanese
The mild winters and refreshing summers give the Dodecanese one of the healthiest climates in the Mediterranean.
he islands of the Dodecanese are engaged in a beauty contest, with no clear winner.
And naturally, the strong sunlight and the beautiful sea are as present in Rhodes as they are throughout the Dodecanese, as they are throughout Greece.
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In Dodecanese is where the god of the sun falls in love with Rhodes, as he aroused from the sea.
This is obviously the reason that this cosmopolitan island is always sunny.
Over the intense blue waters of Carpathos, the golden bays of Symi, the magnificent monastery of Saint John in Patmos, the colorful houses in Calymnos and the white crater of the volcano in Nisyros.
www.hellogreece.gr /english/dodecanese.html   (89 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Dodecanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Land and Economy The island has fertile coastal strips where wheat, tobacco, cotton, olives, wine grapes, oranges, and vegetables are grown.
Sími SÍMI [Sími] or Syme, island, 22 sq mi (57 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, one of the Dodecanese.
The asylum farmers co-operative provides the major part of the island's fruit and vegetables.
www.encyclopedia.com /articlesnew/03718.html   (459 words)

 Dodecanese and Cyprus 1912-1946: An Overview
As a result of the Italo-Turkish war, Italy ‘temporarily’ occupied the Dodecanese Islands under the Treaty of Ouchy signed in October 18, 1912.
It was the Venizelos-Tittoni agreement of July 29, 1919 where Italy would cede the Dodecanese to Greece with the exception of Rhodes.
The Dodecanese continued to remain under Italian occupation even with the return of King Constantine in December 1920 until the Asia Minor disaster of September 1922.
www.helleniccomserve.com /stavridisdodecanese.html   (759 words)

 360.gr Greece > Dodecanese > Patmos Pictures
Patmos Greece, Dodecanese: A collection of pictures in the island of Patmos
The island of Patmos is part of the group of islands called the Dodecanese and lies between the islands of Leros and Ikaria.
It is the place where Saint John the Divine wrote the Book of Revelation (the Apocalypse) and was, for many years, a place of pilgrimage for Catholic and Orthodox.
www.360.gr /web-design/services/greece/dodecanese/patmos   (129 words)

 Greek Lodgings.gr: Information on the Dodecanese islands - Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The islands of the Dodecanese are amongst the most beautiful of Greece's more than 2,300 islands, and a great place to vacation.
Since the Dodecanese are the furthest east of all the Greek island chains, if at all possible, we recommend that you fly to one of the islands that have domestic service.
For example some of the boats headed to the Dodecanese islands stop in Paros first, or in some of the Eastern Cyclades, before continuing for the Dodecanese islands.
www.greeklodgings.gr /Pages/EN/Traveltips.htm   (733 words)

 Greece travel and tourism guide - Dodecanese Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the emerald vastness of the southeastern Aegean Sea, between Crete and Asia Minor, lie the Dodecanese islands.
Sail to the island of Kos, the hometown of Ippocrates, father of medicine, or visit the island of Symi for something totally different.
Be well informed of all the services you can get in the marinas because here the distances from one island to other are a bit longer.
www.greecebyclick.com /regions/dodecanese/index.cfm   (170 words)

 Organizations in Global Networking - Dodecanese Association of Disabled People - Disability Organizations for People ...
Since 1989 (until Dec. 1992) Dodecanese Association of Disabled People was acknowledged by the Commission as one of the 32 Local Model Activities -Lma for social integration of the disabled persons in the frame of the Network III (Social Integration and Coordination) of the Helios I Program.
From 1993 till 1996 the Dodecanese Association was approved by the Commission of European communities in Helios II with the theme «Social Integration and Independent Living», thematic group 1: «Peer Support - Peer Counseling».
The Dodecanese Association of disabled people takes part as an international partner in the program LEONARDO DA VINCI that was materialized by the Association Nationale pour le Logement des personnes Handicapees, ANLH, asbl from 1/12/1999 till 31/5/2001.
www.independentliving.org /donet/467_dodecanese_association_of_disable_people.html   (1781 words)

 Kastellorizo,Kastelorizo island: Kastellorizo information - Kastellorizo holidays - Dodecanese, Greece
It is a tiny but very beautiful island of the Dodecanese consisting of a circular port of about 50 inhabited houses.
Even though Kastellorizo island has very few inhabitants, they are all very hospitable and wait on the port to welcome the tourists.
It is a huge sea cave in the south east of the island (it can be visited only by boat) and it takes its name because of the sunlight, which as it decomposes by the waters, it gives the cave a blue phosphorescent coloration.
www.dodecanese-islands.com /Pages/EN/Kastelorizo/Kastelorizo.htm   (447 words)

 Hotels astypalaia,rooms,hotel,astypalaia,apartments,studios,dodecanese islands,travel in greece
Astypalaia is a beautiful and romantic island of Dodecanese complex that attracts more Greek tourists than foreigners.
It is a nearly divided in two smaller islands island with many marvellous sandy beaches, very interesting caves and many well preserved ancient ruins.
From Dodecanese Islands :Kalymnos, Kos, Nisiros, Rhodes, Symi, Tilos and from Cyclades Islands: Amorgos, Donousa, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Syros.
www.web-greece.gr /astypalaia.htm   (243 words)

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