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  Ionic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Ionian is a member of one of the four great divisions of the ancient Greek people.
The Ionian Islands are seven Greek islands which lie on the eastern coast of the Ionian Sea, in the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Southern Italy.
Ionian mode is one of the modes in ancient Greek music; it corresponds to the modern major diatonic scale.
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 Ionian civilization - All About Turkey
Most of the Ionian cities were built around 1050 B.C. in Ionia, ancient region in Anatolia, geographycaly between gulf of Smyrna (Izmir) and gulf of Mandalya (Didim).
The statues and a lot of other art pieces of the great Ionian tradition are on exhibition in a number of museums mainly in Turkey.
The Ionian civilization was collapsed after Persians invaded whole Anatolia at 4.
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 Ionian Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ionian Sea (Greek Ιόνιο Πέλαγος, Italian Mare Ionio) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Adriatic Sea.
It is bounded by southern Italy, including Calabria and Sicily, to the west, by southwestern Albania and a large number of Greek islands, including Corfu, Zante, Kephalonia, Ithaka, and Lefkas to the east.
The eponym of the Ionian Sea (whose name was more often, particularly by Aeschylus, attributed to Io's voyage; previously the Ionian Gulf was thought to have been called the sea of Cronus and Rhea).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ionian_Sea   (343 words)

 Ithaca History, Greece: Information about the history of Ithaca, Ionian
All seven Ionian Islands have the same history, which was very rich and varied, mostly due to the location of this group of island which was situated on the trade and invasion routes to and from the Balkans, Italy and the Levant.
Despite that, Ithaca, and the rest of the Ionian Islands, was taken by the Normans in 1185 and Angevins in the 13th century.
In 1809, the Ionian island came under English rule and the “United States of the Ionian Islands” was formed, governed by a Constitution imposed in 1817 where Ithaca was represented by one member (in the Ionian Senate).
www.greeka.com /ionian/ithaca/ithaca-history.htm   (1076 words)

 WHAT IS IONIAN VILLAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ionian Village is a unique summer camping program located in Greece and operated by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Ionian Village is a newly renovated resort facility located on several hundred acres on the northwest coast of the Peloponnese, approximately 45 miles west of the city of Patras.
Ionian Village participants become part of a village community as they dwell in white-washed cabins, worship in a Byzantine chapel, swim in an Olympic size swimming pool, play sports on athletic fields and courts, dine in a renovated cafeteria, and perform in an outdoor amphitheater.
www.ionianvillage.org /main.html   (298 words)

 The Ionian islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ionian Sea on the western part of Greece includes six major islands and the coast of Epirus (mainland Greece) as well as the western Peloponesse coast.
During the 9th-11th centuries AD, in the middle of the Byzantine Empire, the Ionian Islands took on an active role in combating pirates and the development of commerce between East and West.
From Corfu till Zante, the Ionian Islands have kept their traditional colors and their character that can be seen even through the speech and pronunciation of the local people.
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The climate of the islands is in general very mild and salubrious, and, in spite of the mountainous character of the land, there is a fairly extensive output of cotton, wine, oil, and raisins.
The Ionian Isles are frequently mentioned or described by the ancient Greek and Latin authors, for whom they had many mythological associations.
In 1799 the Russian fleet seized the Ionian Isles, and they were constituted a small state tributary to Turkey, but in 1802 the Treaty of Amiens declared them free under the protectorate of Russia.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08091a.htm   (850 words)

 Ionian Islands --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Ionian dialect of Greek was closely related to Attic and was spoken in Ionia and on many of the Aegean islands.
In the Ionian Sea, south of Greece, the Mediterranean reaches its greatest depth (16,000 feet [4,900 m]).
The arrest of Rigas thoroughly alarmed both the Ottoman authorities and the hierarchy of the Orthodox church, for it almost coincided with the occupation of the Ionian Islands in 1797 by the forces of revolutionary France and with Bonaparte's invasion of Egypt in 1798.
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 ionian islands greece travel guide, ionian island hotels, car rentals, travel agencies, corfu, zakynthos, kefalonia ...
The Ionian Islands (Eptanissa), a dreamlike complex of lush, dazzling islands scattered all over the Ionian Sea, spreads indolently lengthwise of the western part of Greece and the south part of Peloponnese.
At this endued with natural beauty island cluster, the idyllic, verdurous landscapes, the infinite, golden sandy coasts, the azure waters that lick the enigmatic caves, the bland climate and the hospitable atmosphere that the friendly inhabitants maintain, shall undoubtedly seduce you.
At the same time, the cultural heritage that is vividly reflected on all of the picturesque Ionian islands shall remind you the fact that through a prosperous course of ages, Eptanissa developed, especially in the field of art and letters, a remarkable intellectual culture.
www.united-hellas.com /tourism/ionian   (164 words)

 Ionian islands (1800-1864)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The State of the Ionian Islands (1800) introduced a blue flag with the winged lion of Saint Marcus holding the Gospel, from which sprung seven lances symbolising the seven Ionian Islands.
The national commercial flag of the United States of the Ionian Islands, as directed by the seventh article of the treaty of Paris, shall be the original flag of these States, with the addition of the British Union, to be placed in the upper corner, next to the flag-staff.
On usual days, the British colours shall be hoisted on all the forts within the United States of the Ionian Islands, but a standard shall be made, to be hoisted on days of public rejoicing and festivity, according to the model of the armorial bearings of the said States.
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 Greece The Ionian Islands - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
The Ionian Islands extend from the coast of southern Albania to the northwest coast of the Peloponnesus.
Leucas, smallest of the major Ionian Islands (303 square kilometers), hugs the coast of the southern Greek mainland, north of Cephalonia.
The island's inland terrain is hilly, and the population is concentrated in the valleys and forests close to the east coast.
www.photius.com /countries/greece/geography/greece_geography_the_ionian_islands.html   (611 words)

 Printable Version
Ionian Village is unique in its focus as it allows campers not only to take part in an Orthodox camping program, but also to experience firsthand what they learn in Orthodox Life sessions as they embark on pilgrimages, walking in the footsteps of the Saints and the Apostles.
Ionian Village guides youth and young adults on a spiritual and cultural odyssey that emphasizes the values that can be learned from significant historic sites and events.
Ionian Village also allows its participants to gain an appreciation for the contributions of their Hellenic heritage to the world by visiting the ruins at Ancient Olympia, Ancient Delphi, Cape Sounion, and the Acropolis.
www.goarch.org /en/news/NewsDetail.asp?printit=yes&id=781   (640 words)

 Ionian Technologies - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ionian’s role on the project will focus primarily on assay and chemistry development for detection of biological warfare agents using novel, rapid nucleic acid amplification technology.
Ionian Technologies is a biotechnology firm focused on molecular diagnostics for emerging and infectious diseases.
Ionian Technologies: Ionian Technologies is a privately held biotechnology firm focused on molecular diagnostics for emerging and infectious diseases.
www.ionian-technologies.com /News/pressrelease_03242004.html   (663 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Ionian Islands (Rough Guide Travel Guides S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But the major feature that distinguishes the Ionians from the mainland and the central swarm of Greek islands in the Aegean is climate: a reliable rainfall pattern has allowed centuries of fairly stable agriculture and has nurtured olive trees, vineyards, rich fruit and vegetable crops, and even wheat and cereal farming on some islands.
The Ionian islands display similar geographical characteristics, too: all are mountainous (even tiny Paxí has a small mountain of sorts), with their east coasts tending to be gentle dip slopes above flat, sometimes reclaimed, farm land.
Island-hopping through the Ionian is not as tricky as you might imagine and, with a month on your hands, you could easily get a taster of all six major islands, though you would be unable to see them all in depth.
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 Ionian Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ionian Islands (Greek languageGreek: Ionia Nisia, Ιόνια Νησιά; Ancient Greek: Ionioi Nisoi, Ιόνιοι Νήσοι) are a group of islands in Greece/.
Furthermore in both ancient and modern Greek, the Ionian is stressed in the antepenultimate (i-O-nia) whereas Ionia in the penultimate (ion-I-a); also the proper adjective for Ionia is Ionic/, not Ionian.
In 1941 when Nazi GermanyGerman forces occupied Greece, the Ionian Islands (except Kythera) were handed over to the Italians, who in their three years of rule made themselves hugely unpopular by trying to force the islanders to realise that they were "really" Italian.
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 Ionian Islands - Dilos Holiday World
To the west of Epirus, Sterea Ellada, and the Peloponnese, a group of islands form the Ionian islands.
The west side of the island is steep and bare in contrast with the verdant east that slopes gently down to the sea.
Zakynthos is the idyllic, southernmost island of the Ionian, almost triangular in shape.
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 Ionian Sea --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Ionian is connected with the Tyrrhenian Sea by the…
It is connected with the Ligurian Sea (northwest) through the Tuscan Archipelago and with the Ionian Sea (southeast) through the Strait of Messina.
Its triangular area of 9,926 square miles (25,708 square kilometers) is bounded by the Ionian Sea on the east, the Tyrrhenian Sea on the north, and the Mediterranean on the southwest.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9042700&query=tyrrhenian   (1075 words)

 yacht charter greece bareboat assisted or skippered Ionian sailing holidays
Flights sold by Sail Ionian are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Sail Ionian is a small and friendly, family owned, sailing company operating out Vliho Bay (just South of Nidri) on the Greek Island of Levkas.
Swim in the clear Ionian waters, snorkel, fish, windsurf or just idle a couple of hours away in the sun.
www.sailionian.co.uk   (435 words)

 Ionian school on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ionian isle of lazy days and slow sunsets; An early package-holiday destination, Corfu remains distinctly pretty and easygoing.
Sarah Barrell visits the cultural capital of the Ionian...
Richard Robinson treads the shady groves of an Ionian isle
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 Ionian Greece: Information about holidays in the Ionian Islands, Greece
The beautiful island of Corfu is situated at the North of the Ionian, Greece in front of Albania.
The Ionian are one of Greece's most famous group of islands.
situated at the foot of the Peloponnese, between the Ionians and the Aegean Seas.
www.greeka.com /ionian/ionian.htm   (437 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ionian School of Philosophy
The Ionian School includes the earliest Greek philosophers, who lived at Miletus, an Ionian colony in Asia Minor, during the sixth century B.C., and a group of philosophers who lived about one hundred years later and modified the doctrines of their predecessors in several respects.
It is usual to distinguish, therefore, the Earlier Ionians and the Later Ionians.
Hylozoism is the doctrine of animated matter, and Dynamism the doctrine that the original cosmothetic force was not distinct from, but identical with, the matter out of which the universe was made.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08092a.htm   (540 words)

 EMBASSY OF GREECE: PRESS OFFICE - News Flash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ionian Bank is Greece's fourth largest commercial bank.
Papantoniou justified the government's decision to sell the bank on the grounds that Ionian Bank could not remain competitive in the domestic banking sector under its present status and following introduction of the euro.
He said that a solution to merge Ionian Bank with Commercial Bank - its main shareholder - was rejected as carrying a greater social and economic cost.
www.greekembassy.org /press/newsflash/1998/May/nflash0507.html   (303 words)

 WHKMLA : History of the Ionian Islands, 1809-1863
Greece itself became independent in 1830; Britain ceded the Ionian islands to Greece in 1863.
British naval movements in the vicinity of the Ionian Islands, 1809, 1 : 700,000.
April 8th 1865 : Accession of Turkey to Treaty of 29th March, 1864, for the Union of the Ionian Islands to Greece.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/ionislnap.html   (525 words)

 Ionian Islands, Greek Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These islands are in the Ionian Sea on the Italian side of Greece, with the exception of Kythira which is south of the eastern Peloponessos.
Although part of the Ionian Islands, Kythira (or Kythera) is located just off the southern tip of the Peleponnese between the mainland and Crete.
An island you can drive to in the Ionian chain, it is actually connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus that was seperated by a canal.
www.magicaljourneys.com /Islands/discover-ionian.html   (728 words)

 Ionian islands yacht charter guide - Sailing the Ionian sea - charters Corfu Lefkas
Ionian Islands, also knows as the Eptánisos (Seven Islands), are strung out along the west coast of Greece from the Albanian frontier to the Peloponnese.
The Ionian has seen a burgeoning development of facilities for yachts since the last edition was published.
Ionian contains detailed information on many of the smaller harbours and anchorages that are not covered in the Greek Waters Pilot.
www.sailingissues.com /greekislands/ionian.html   (527 words)

 Sailing yachts Ionian sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ionian group is located off the west coast of mainland Greece.
The Ionian Islands are seven main islands that distinguish from many of the Greek islands by their fertile land and clear blue waters.
There is a mixture of different civilizations and cultures in an undoubtedly Greek environment, a complex of islands where the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean can be found.
www.gr-yachting.com /sailingyachtsioniansea.htm   (226 words)

 Tethys projects
Diet overlap between short-beaked common dolphins and large tuna in eastern Ionian Sea inshore waters: insight from scales of fish prey sampled during surface foraging.
Bearzi G. Costa M. Population status of common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the central Mediterranean: insight from studies in the northern Adriatic and eastern Ionian Seas.
Respiration pattern and behaviour of common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins in the Eastern Ionian Sea.
www.tethys.org /projects/IDP/idp_home.htm   (1363 words)

 REGISTER FOR IONIAN VILLAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The programs at Ionian Village not only offer their participants the opportunity to build, “Faith and friendships that last a lifetime,” but to learn about Hellenism and to experience the holy Orthodox faith.
The key to Ionian Village’s success throughout the years is its dedicated staff, which offer their time and talents to the program.
Perhaps, though, the most rewarding result of spending a summer in Greece with Ionian Village is the ability for all IV participants to build "faith and friendships that last a lifetime."
www.ionianvillage.org /register.html   (491 words)

 Sunsail Ionian: Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kirki Taverna nearby, with stunning views over the Ionian Sea, serves some great food for a taste of things to come on your vacation around the Greek islands.
As well as offering stunning views over the Ionian Sea, you have the added amenities of our excellent Greek taverna, laundry and mini-market, where you can stock up with provisions for your cruise.
The town itself is located on the top of the hill, and provides stunning views across the Ionian.
www.visailing.com /sunsail/ionian2.htm   (299 words)

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