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  Lemnos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Lemnos is said by Hecataeus to have been a title of Cybele among the Thracians, and the earliest inhabitants are said to have been a Thracian tribe, called by the Greeks Sinties, i.e.
In another legend localized in Lemnos, Philoctetes was left there by the Greeks on their way to Troy; and there he suffered ten years' agony from his wounded foot, until Odysseus and Neoptolemus induced him to accompany them to Troy.
After the division of the empire, Lemnos passed under the Byzantine emperors; it shared in the vicissitudes of the eastern provinces, being alternately in the power of Greeks, Italians and Turks, till finally the Turkish sultans became supreme in the Aegean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lemnos   (1031 words)

  
 Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The name Lemnos is said by Hecataeus to have been a title of Cybele among the Thracians, and the earliestinhabitants are said to have been a Thracian tribe, called by the Greeks Sinties, i.e." the robbers."
In another legend localized in Lemnos, Philoctetes was left there by theGreeks on their way to Troy; and there he suffered ten years' agony from his wounded foot, until Odysseus and Neoptolemus induced him to accompany them toTroy.
After the division of the empire, Lemnos passed under the Byzantine emperors; it shared in the vicissitudes of the eastern provinces,being alternately in the power of Greeks, Italians and Turks, tillfinally the Turkish sultans became supreme in the Aegean.
www.therfcc.org /lemnos-62836.html   (811 words)

  
 Lemnos, Greek Mythology Link.
Lemnos is an island in the northern Aegean Sea.
Lemnos is sacred to Hephaestus; for when Zeus cast him out of heaven, he fell on this island, and having broken his legs, was taken care by the Sintians.
Lemnos is also remembered for being the island where the Achaean army abandoned Philoctetes, who had a wound that would not heal.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Lemnos.html   (359 words)

  
 LEMNOS (ISL.) - LoveToKnow Article on LEMNOS (ISL.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The archbishops of Lemnos and Ai Strati, a small neighboring island with 2000 inhabitants, resides in Kastro.
The most famous product of Lemnos is the medicinal earth, which is still used by the natives.
Philoctetes was left there by the Greeks on their way to Troy; and there he suffered ten years agony from his woun.ded foot, until Ulysses and Neoptolemus induced him to accompany them to Trov.
20.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LE/LEMNOS_ISL_.htm   (2580 words)

  
 Greek Navy Ships--Lemnos (Battleship, 1914-1941)
Lemnos, a 13,000 ton battleship, was originally the USS Idaho (Battleship # 24).
Lemnos was the former USS Idaho (Battleship # 24).
Lemnos is flying the U.S. and Greek flags at the foremast peak and the Italian flag at the mainmast peak.
history.navy.mil /photos/sh-fornv/greece/grksh-hl/lemnos.htm   (419 words)

  
 Battle of Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Three notable battles, two of which were naval engagements, took place at the island of Lemnos located in north west of the Aegean sea.
Vital to this plan was the capture of the Turkish held port of Moudros on the southern coast of the island of Lemnos.
Moudros became the base for future Greek navaloperations for the rest of the war and the launching pad for the Greek recovery of the Islands of Psara, Imvros, Tenedos, Chios, Lesvos and Samothraki.
www.therfcc.org /battle-of-lemnos-158039.html   (283 words)

  
 Hotel Lemnos, Hotels Greece: Hotels in Lemnos, Accommodation, Eastern Aegean
Lemnos Hotels are available in all the main towns and villages of the island of Lemnos.
Authentic Lemnos is one of the calmer islands of the North-Eastern Aegean.
For the size of the island of Lemnos and the fact that is has been open to tourism only very recently, it has a quite satisfying nightlife.
www.greeka.com /eastern_aegean/lemnos/hotels/index.htm   (406 words)

  
 Lemnos Greece: Travel guide to Lemnos Island, Eastern Aegean
Lemnos Greece lies between the islands of Lemnos and Samothraki, in the archipelago called North-Eastern Aegean.
The very attractive villages of the island of Lemnos are one of its main attractions and beauties.
Numerous bars and nightclubs with a lively and modern atmosphere are located in the capital of Lemnos, Myrina, and in the area of Avlonas.
www.greeka.com /eastern_aegean/lemnos/index.htm   (404 words)

  
 Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After the division of empire Lemnos passed under the Byzantine emperors; it shared in the vicissitudes the eastern provinces being alternately in the of Greeks Italians and Turks till finally the Turkish sultans became in the Aegean.
In 1476 the Venetians successfully defended Kotschinos against a Turkish but in 1657 Kastro was captured by the Turks the Venetians after a siege of sixty-three Kastro was again besieged by Russia in 1770.
Greece and Turkey: The regime of the straits, Lemnos and Samothrace
www.freeglossary.com /Limnos   (773 words)

  
 Naval_Battle_of_Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The plan of action was to bait the Greek fleet into leaving the safety of the port and to ambush it just off the southern coast of the Island where the Ottoman navy lay in wait.
Despite the sinking of a Greek transport ship off the island of Syros on January 1st 1913, the Greek navy, having realised the Turkish trap, was not enticed into sailing out of its port.
The Greek fleet was composed of its 9,960 ton armored cruiser flagship ''Averof'', three coast defence battleships and eight destroyers.
goc.subdomain.de /Naval_Battle_of_Lemnos   (402 words)

  
 Lemnos island - Afrodite Hotel Apartments
The shape of Lemnos reminds one of a molare tooth.
Lemnos is a sacred island of the God Hefeastos, because according to mythology, it was to this island that this ugly and lame god was hurled by Zeus.
he apartments are located in Myrina, the capital of the island Lemnos, in a green environment full of flowers.
www.greekhotel.com /n-aegean/lemnos/afrodite/home.htm   (411 words)

  
 Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Lemnos (en grec ancien Λῆμνος) est une île grecque de la mer Égée située à mi-chemin entre le mont et l' Hellespont.
Dans la mythologie grecque Lemnos était la résidence d' Héphaïstos le dieu forgeron.
Il continue ensuite à à Lemnos où la population locale les lui bâtissent un temple et où se sa forge.
fr.freeglossary.com /Lemnos   (180 words)

  
 Lemnos Foods Pty Ltd
Lemnos Foods is the leading manufacturer of Fetta and Haloumi cheese in Australia.
The story of Lemnos began on a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, where humble shepherds perfected age-old cheese-making techniques passed down from father to son.
Built on those strong foundations, and with further innovation and expansion of our product range, Lemnos Foods is now positioned at the forefront of the specialty food arena.
www.lemnosfoods.com /history1.html   (98 words)

  
 LEMNOS STELE
A stele, an upright gravestone with inscription and sculpture erected at the grave of a deceased person, was found in 1885 at Kaminia on the island of Lemnos in the Aegean Sea.
The Etruscan language is not known to be an Indo-European language and neither is the language of the inscription written on the Stele from Lemnos.
After studying the Lemnos inscription, I am convinced by my findings that the language in which this inscription was written is indeed related to Turkic languages.
www.compmore.net /~tntr/lemstelea.html   (1955 words)

  
 Island of Limnos :: Tourist guide to hotels and other accommodation, rent a car, local products, restaurants of Lemnos
Lemnos lies in the north-east Aegean Sea between Samothraki and
This is a picturesque virgin isle lying between Lemnos, Lesvos and Skyros.
Lemnos is a unique, beautiful and unspoiled Greek island that offers many opportunities for relaxed and pleasant holidays.
www.lemnos-island.com /main.htm   (268 words)

  
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In the Argonaut myth the island of Lemnos is ruled by women who had "murdered" all the men.
Apollonius Rhodius (1.913ff) has the Argonauts voyage from Lemnos to Samothrace to be initiated into the mysteries of the Kabeiroi prior to sailing on to Kolchis.
The island group of the northeast Aegean (Lemnos, Lesbos, Chios, and others) was the cradle of the culture which created the prehistoric cities of Polichne on Lemnos and Therme on Lesbos, both of which may be considered the earliest urban centres in Europe.
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 Hephaestus, Greek Mythology Link.
Hephaestus was lame in his legs because he fell at sunset after a whole day fall on Lemnos when Zeus cast him out of heaven.
This happened because Hephaestus came to the rescue of Hera when Zeus chained her because of the storm she sent against Heracles 1 when the latter was at sea.
But it is also said that it was Hera who cast him, not on Lemnos but on the sea, because she was ashamed of her limping son.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Hephaestus.html   (987 words)

  
 Lemnos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
through the Stymphalian Swamps in search of the slashing harpies to his face-off with leather-winged Nemean Lion to the man-eating mares of Lemnos, and, finally...
The burglary happened at the Lemnos Ave house between 1.30pm and 3pm on Tuesday.
Coming down to a better authenticated period, we find that Lemnos was conquered by Otanes, one of the generals of Darius Hystaspis; but was soon (510 BCE) reconquered by Miltiades, the tyrant of the Thracian Chersonese.
www.wikiverse.org /lemnos   (892 words)

  
 Car Hire Lemnos Greece from car rentals.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Quaint and quiet, Lemnos is a more relaxed tourist destination than many of the other islands in the Aegean.
There are two options for exploring the island thoroughly, there is a tour bus that goes to the major archaeological sites, or you can rent a car and explore the island in your own time.
There are three daily flights between Athens and Lemnos, or if you choose the island can also be reached by hydrofoil from Piraeus and several other Aegean islands.
www.carrentals.co.uk /car-hire/lemnos-guide.html   (285 words)

  
 Battle of Lemnos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Athos (Lemnos) took place on 30 June/1 July 1807 during the Napoleonic Wars.
Part of the Russian Aegean fleet under Admiral Alexei Seniavin defeated a Turkish fleet in the Aegean Sea NE of the island of Lemnos.
The Russians approached in 2 parallel lines of 5 battleships each, turning north to run alongside the Turkish line.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Lemnos   (253 words)

  
 Island of Lemnos :: Tourist guide to hotels and other accommodation, rent a car, local products, restaurants of Limnos
On this basis it is not surprising that Lemnos became the target of pirates/ attacks.
The Ecclesiastic Museum of Lemnos is here, with many icons and holy objects from the churches of Myrina and the villages.
Lemnos has hotels, rooms, apartments and studios are easy to find.
www.lemnos-island.com   (4988 words)

  
 Flights to Lemnos: UK flight information for Lemnos,Greece
Charter flights to Lemnos, Lemnos, Greece from the UK Charter flights to Lemnos from the UK run mainly to provide transport for package holidays, excess seats are sold off on a flight only basis.
Charter airlines can offer these Lemnos cheap flights by offering more restricted services than the major scheduled or low cost airlines.
Sorry no charter flights to Lemnos have been found for this season please use our scheduled flight search facility or call our staff on 0845 045 0153 for assistance.
www.charterflights.co.uk /greece/Lemnos.htm   (377 words)

  
 Search for Lemnos - WordIQ.com
The people of Lemnos are called Lemnians, but the island's first inhabitants were the Thracian Sinties or Sintians, who...
Lemnos Island International Airport, Quarantee to the flights Safety in the Greek Air space!, !
The island, part of the Greek prefecture of Lesbos, is of considerable size: the area has been estimated at 150 sq.m.
www.wordiq.com /web/lemnos.html   (517 words)

  
 Lemnos Greece - Sunset studios and apartments on Lemnos Island - Kaspakas
unset apartments are located at the west side of Lemnos, on a small hill in the middle of Agios Giannis bay, just 100m away from the beautiful beach of Agios Giannis.
Myrina the capitol of Lemnos is 7km away and Kaspakas the nearest village is 2km away.
We wish you a pleasant stay in the island of Lemnos.
www.sunsetapartments.gr   (373 words)

  
 Lemnos Greece - Nefeli Apartments on Lemnos Island - Myrina
Lemnos Greece - Nefeli Apartments on Lemnos Island - Myrina
The Nefeli Apartments are a Catagory-B accommodations situated near the Myrina Castle and offers facilities for long and short holidays during the whole year.
Nefeli Apartments in Myrina on the island of Lemnos Greece
www.nefeliapartments.gr   (197 words)

  
 Lemnos island :: Women Cooperative of Atsiki, Limnos :: Traditional sweets, cookies and pies
Women Cooperative of Atsiki was founded in 1986 by women from the village Atsiki of Lemnos.
Their main objective has been to preserve the traditions of the island of Lemnos to the advantage of the local developments and themselves.
LEMNOS WINES Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Lemnos island, Myrina
atsikicooperative.equal-elva.net   (215 words)

  
 Matriarchal History and Archaeology *** The Amazons of Lemnos ***
In the ancient realm of myth there is the account that in prehistoric times the island Lemnos (Limnos) was only inhabited by women.
It is interesting that the women of Lemnos received the Greeks kindly.
These women of Lemnos lived as self-confident Amazons on this island, their aim of life was not focused on fighting against men.
www.net4you.co.at /users/poellauerg/Lemnos/lemnos.html   (572 words)

  
 Lemnos Foods Pty Ltd
Indeed, our dairy products are made from milk produced in the ‘clean and green’ pastures of Australia’s Tasmanian and Gippsland regions, Lemnos Foods utilises world’s best practices and manufacturing equipment.
Lemnos Foods also prides itself on being Gold Medal winning quality across our entire range of products.
Professional management, superior quality and new packaging systems has guaranteed that the reputation of Lemnos Foods continues to grow in the market place.
www.lemnosfoods.com /history2.html   (106 words)

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