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 Encyclopedia: Crete
Epirus (Greek Ήπειρος, Ípeiros), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
The island of Crete is a periphery of Greece, consisting of four prefectures (Greek: νόμοι): Map of Greek periphery File links The following pages link to this file: Crete Categories: GFDL images...
Lasithi is a prefecture of Greece on the island of Crete.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Crete   (1774 words)

  
 Greece
(5) East Macedonia and Thrace (6) Epirus (7) Ionian Islands
The prefectures that make up the periphery of Attica include:
(* effective 54 since Attica (a Periphery) shown in the following map is further divided in 4 "Nomarhies", additional 3 superstructures, "Drama-Kavala-Xanthi (in greek Νομαρχιακή Αυτοδιοίκηση Δράμας-Καβάλας-Ξάνθης)", "Athen-Piraeus" and "Evros-Rodopi")
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/ModernGreece.htm   (535 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: History of Modern Greece
Epirus (Greek Ήπειρος, Ípeiros), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
Greece's ethnic homogeneity was enhanced by the postwar expulsion of 120,000 Bulgarians from Thrace and 25,000 Albanians from Epirus.
On March 29, 1985, after Prime Minister Papandreou declined to support President Karamanlis for a second term, Supreme Court Justice Christos Sartzetakis was elected president by the Greek parliament.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/History-of-Modern-Greece   (535 words)

  
 Epirus Did You Mean epirus
Epirus (Greek ???????, Ípeiros; see also List of traditional Greek place names), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the province of Sterea Ellada (Central Greece) to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
The Greek name Epirus signifies "mainland" or "continent", and was originally applied to the whole coast south to the Corinthian Gulf.
The main importance of Epirus to the Greek cities (polis) was that it was the location of the shrine and the oracle at Dodona, second in importance only to the oracle at Delphi.
www.did-you-mean.com /Epirus.html   (1689 words)

  
 Ioannina Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ioannina (Greek:Ιωάννινα) is a prefecture of Greece, part of the north-western periphery of Epirus.
During the second half of the XIV century, Ioannina (Јањина in Serbian) was a major Orthodox religious center and a military fortress of Stefan Dušan's Empire of Greeks and Serbs.
Ioannina is also one of the largest prefectures of Greece by number of municipalities and communities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ioannina_Prefecture   (517 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Dacia
Epirus (Greek Ήπειρος, Ípeiros), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
Zakarpattya or Transcarpathia (Закарпатська область, Zakarpats’ka oblast’ in Ukrainian) is an oblast (region) of Ukraine.
The Roman Province Dacia is represented on Roman Sestertius (coin) as a woman seated on a rock, holding aquila, a small child on her knee holding ears of grain, and a small child seated before her holding grapes.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Dacia   (517 words)

  
 Preveza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the capital of Preveza Prefecture, which is part of Epirus periphery.
Preveza lies near the western part of the Ambracian Gulf.
The ruins of the ancient city Nicopolis lie 5 km north of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Preveza   (86 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Epirus Article
It is a province (in Greek "periphery") of Greece and is bounded to the east by the provinces of West Macedonia and Thessaly and to the south by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece.
Epirus was settled by Greeks early in the first millennium BC (greater precision is not possible), but remained a frontier area, contested with the Illyrian peoples of the Adriatic coast.
It is a province of Greece and is bounded to the east by the provinces of West Macedonia and Thessaly and to the south by the Ambracian Gulf and the province...
www.ipedia.com /epirus.html   (1436 words)

  
 Epirus - Province of the Roman Empire
In the 5th BC century Epirus was still on the periphery of the Greek world.
From about 370 BC on, the Aeacidae were able to expand the Molossian state by incorporating tribes from the rival groups in Epirus.
In 294 BC he exploited a dynastic quarrel in Macedonia to obtain the frontier areas of Parauaea and Tymphaea, along with Acarnania, Ampholochia, and Ambracia.
www.unrv.com /provinces/epirus.php   (1065 words)

  
 Epirus
It is a province (in Greek "periphery") of Greece and is bounded to the east by the provinces of West Macedonia and Thessaly and to the south by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece.
In 1993 Albania deported the Greek Orthodox Archimandrite of Gjirokaster for sedition, causing an Albanian-Greek crisis.
To the west are the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands, and to the north is Albania.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/e/ep/epirus.html   (1065 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Albanian language
Epirus (Greek Î&;), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
Albanian, in the Tosk dialect, is the official language of Albania.
Dacia, in ancient geography the land of the Daci or Getae, was a large district of Central Europe, bounded on the north by the Carpathians, on the south by the Danube, on the west by the Tisa (Tisza river, in Hungary), on the east by the Tyras (Dniester or Nistru...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Albanian-language   (1065 words)

  
 Epirus - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Epirus (Greek &;, Albanian Çamëria), a province in northwestern Greece (a Greek periphery) bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north.
The Treaty of Berlin of 1881 gave Greece parts of southern Epirus, but it was not until the Balkan Wars of 1912-13 that most of the rest of Epirus was returned to Greece.
Although the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 awarded the area to Greece, political developments such as the Greek defeat in the Greco-Turkish War meant that Greece could not sustain its claim, and the area was ceded to Albania.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Epirus   (1360 words)

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