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  Lesbos Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lesbos is part of the Lesbos Prefecture, the third largest Greek island and the seventh largest in the Mediterranean.
Hittite records of the Late Bronze Age name the island Lazpas and must have considered its population significant enough to "borrow their gods", presumably idols, to intervene in the cure of their king since the local gods were not forthcoming.
It is believed that emigrants from mainland Greece, mainly from Thessaly, entered the island in the Late Bronze Age and bequeathed it with the Aeolic dialect of the Greek language, whose written form survives in the poems of Sappho amongst others.
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 Lesbos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lesbos Island, a large Greek island in the Aegean Sea
Lesbos Prefecture, the Greek prefecture that contains the island
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lesbos   (88 words)

  
 Unique-Molivos.com | Information about Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
The nature and position of the island often made it a target for the powers of those times, but also contributed to the development of a particularly distinguished civilization marked by Sappho, Arion, Pittacus, Alcaeus, Terpandrus, Theophrastus, Theophanes and numerous other poets, writers and philosophers.
At the end of the 19th century, considerable wealth was accumulated on the island as commerce developed.
The area is filled with waters and their thickets of canes consist of a great number of birds, animals and lepidopteran such as foxes, winks, squirrels, hedgehogs, martens, turtles, martins, wild pigeons, thrushes, pelicans, hens-fowls, flbirds, storks, herons, crickets and nightingales that brighten mornings and evenings with music.
www.unique-molivos.com /lesvos-island.htm   (1271 words)

  
 History and Culture of Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
According to one myth, the first Aeolian King of the island was Lesbos, son of Lapithes, King of Thessaly, and grandson of Aeolus.
He sailed to the island with his family from Thessaly and married Mithymna, daughter of the local King Macares who appears to have been a descendent of the Achaeans, and from that time on the island, whose previous name is not known, began to be called Lesbos in his honor.
In 1204 Franks, occupied Lesbos and presented it to Baudouin I. From him it passed to the Byzantine Emperor Ioannis III Doukas-Vatatzis in 1224 and in 1261 it became a Byzantine Province again.
www.greeknet.com /history1.htm   (1395 words)

  
 Lesbos, Lesvos, Greece, Greek islands
Because of its location, Lesbos was ruled by the Persians during the 6th and 5th century BC, but the island was a member of the Athenian League, doing its best to sabotage the Persian enemy.
Genuans took the island after the fall of Constantinople and Byzantium in the beginning of the 13th century, and the Turks came in the 15th century.
The island is also great for trekking and driving around, and many bird-watchers have found their paradise on the island.
www.in2greece.com /english/places/summer/islands/lesbos.htm   (764 words)

  
 Top 20 Encyclopedia
The island is mountainous; two peaks Lepetymnos (3,176 feet) and Olympos of similar height dominate its northern and central sections.
It is believed that emigrants from mainland Greece, mainly from Thessaly, entered the island in the Late Bronze Age and bequeathed it with the Aeolic dialect of Greek, whose written form survives in the poems of Sappho and others.
The island was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1462 and remained in their possession until 1913 when it became part of modern Greece.
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 Lesvos island | Hotels, rent a car, restaurants, travel agencies of Lesvos | Lesbos, Griechenland
The island is suitable for outdoor trekking, walking, birdwatching, excursions to petrified forest in Sigri.
Rich in olives and fish, the island has an economic balance rare in the Aegean and because of its relative prosperity the island is very easy for travellers to reach even in the quiet hotels of winter.
The island is suitable for outdoor trekking, bushwalking, birdwatching, excursions to petrified forest in Sigri.
www.greeknet.com   (1444 words)

  
 Lesbos Greece Reviews | tourist travel guides to the Greek islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We enjoyed the island so much we returned in 1999, again to Molyvos, missed out in 2000 but couldn't agree on a location as nice or suitable so returned for the third time in 2001.
The island itself was beautiful and as yet relatively unspoilt by mass tourism although it probably won't be long before it goes the same way as Skiathos and Zakynthos.
The island is one of the few remaining unspoilt areas in Europe; no McDonalds, English pubs or German beer kellers, but you can eat any time of day and people do.
www.greekisland.co.uk /lesbos/lesbosviews.htm   (2302 words)

  
 lesvos greece hotels (mytilini) lesbos island travel agents, car rentals, information, map lesvos greece
The island of Lesvos belongs to the N.E. Aegean Islands cluster, is located at the Aegean Sea, and is situated at a very close distance to the Turkish coastline.
Mytilini, the capital of the island, is outspread on seven hills and the castle at the top of the pinewood, the mansions along the waterfront and the church of Agios Therapondas at the center, prevail, enchanting the visitor.
However, the beauty of this island is not a characteristic of the capital alone.
www.united-hellas.com /tourism/neislands/lesvos/index.php   (291 words)

  
 Lesvos Island - Lesvos: Eressos - Lesvos Island (Lesbos Island) - Sappho Travel of Lesvos Island in Skala Eressos - ...
Mytilini is the bustling capital of the island of Lesvos.
Plomari, in the South of the island, is the second largest town on the island.
Skala Kalloni is situated on the Gulf of Kalloni in the centre of the island.
www.lesvosportal.com   (1035 words)

  
 Molivos Camping | Budget Accommodation on Lesvos island, Greece | About Lesbos, Griechenland
Lesvos is the third largest island of Greece and has a long history that goes back more than 3.000 years.
A tradition that even continues today and gives the island that distinctive atmosphere which makes it so different from the rest.
Rich in olives and fish, the island has an economic balance rare in the Aegean and because of its relative prosperity the island is very easy for travelers to reach even in the quiet months of winter.
www.molivos-camping.com /lesvos-island.htm   (807 words)

  
 Lesvos Resorts Hotels Car rental - Lesbos island - Lesvos guide
Lesvos resorts is a site describing one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean…The island attracts thousands of visitors, coming on the island to enjoy the world known tradition and the spectacular golden sandy beaches.
Lesbos has its own unique style and it can not be compare with any other Aegean island as it was the trading node between Asia and Europe for many years.
Lesbos is the perfect combination of the oriental and the European life style.
www.lesvos-resorts.com   (440 words)

  
 Lesvos Greece | tourist travel guide to the Greek island Lesbos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MYTILINI is the island capital and a big, messy and noisy port of some 30,000 people (a third of the island's total population).
The city boasts plenty of tavernas noted for their fish dishes, especially sardines, for which the island is famed.
In the main, the locals are relaxed about the connection though in September 2000 the mayor of Eressos asked an island court to ban a group of British lesbians from holding a week-long party amid fears it could corrupt morals.
www.greekisland.co.uk /lesbos/lesbos.htm   (5267 words)

  
 Petra Lesvos Cafe Reef, Lesbos Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The CAFE REEF is situated on the bay road, opposite the beach, in the historic town of Petra, on the beautiful Greek Island of Lesvos.
The Reef is a family-run business which has been established since 1984, during which time it has earned the finest reputation in the resort for its friendliness and service.
The delightful restaurant terrace allows views of the sea, it's small offshore islands, and the typically spectacular "Petra Sunsets", while the spacious and comfortable indoor lounge bar has a cozy, welcoming atmosphere that is fully air conditioned for your comfort.
www.lesvos-cafereef.com   (117 words)

  
 Java's Bachelor Pad Essay--The Lonely Women of Lesbos Island
It seemed that I was on Lesbos Island, a British possession, held on a long-term lease by Island Resorts, Ltd. The clientele was exclusively female and until my arrival, the girl had been running the island by themselves.
She explained that the small island in the lagoon had particularly fine views of the sunset.
We tried a different island, and the same damned thing happened, and once again, late in the evening, two people beached a canoe and sneaked up to the big house in the grove of trees.
www.javasbachelorpad.com /lesbos.html   (2234 words)

  
 Arion Travel - Lesbos
Lesbos, also known as Mytilini, is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled islands of the Aegean Sea.
It is the third largest island of Greece (45 min.
The birth place of Sappho, Arion and Alkaios, Lesbos has been praised for its beauty like no other island.
www.ariontravel.com /Lesbos.php   (95 words)

  
 Lesvos: More then Just Another Greek Island
It is the third largest of the islands in Greece behind Crete and Evia.
Virtually unaffected by the mass tourism that has turned other islands into amusement parks, Lesvos is the perfect place to visit for people who want to experience the real Greece.
For the Greek Island traveler who is worried about not having enough to do, Lesvos is the perfect destination.....
www.lesvos.com   (126 words)

  
 Lesvos Island Guide (Lesbos) - Sappho Travel - Skala Eressos - Greece
The Greek Island of Lesvos or Lesbos (and also known as Mytilini), with its ancient history, incomparable natural beauty and tradition of hospitality spanning over centuries, awaits to greet you and treat you to an unforgettable holiday.
This is an island full of monuments, traditions, history and culture, thermal springs, natural phenomenon and so much more.
Lesvos Island is extremely diverse and has not been overwhelmed by tourists as much as some other Greek Islands have.
www.lesvos.co.uk   (385 words)

  
 Taverna Vafios - Restaurant, Molivos Lesvos - Mithymna Lesbos
The village is part of the municipality of Molivos (or Mithymna) on the Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos).
It is only 5 Km away from Molivos and 65 Km from the island's capital Mytilene.
The restaurant's commitment to combine excellent quality of local ingredients together with the traditional island cuisine, has established itself as the paradise of Lesvos island Gastronomy.
www.taverna-vafios.gr   (258 words)

  
 Island of Lesvos | Hotels, rent a car, travel agencies, restaurants of Lesvos | Lesbos, Griechenland
LESVOS island is the Tourist and holidays portal for Lesvos island, Greece.
Rich in olives and fish, the island has a wildlife environment rare in the Aegean and because of its studios apartment the island is very easy for travellers to reach even in the quiet hotels of winter.
The island is suitable for alternative tourism trekking, walking, birdwatching, excursions to petrified forest in Sigri.
www.lesvos-travel.com   (1373 words)

  
 Orfeas Hotel of Mytilene :: Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
ORFEAS hotel, is situated only 300 meters away from the heart of Mytilene, on the Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos).
By Ferry-boat, one can reach Lesbos every day from Piraeus, and from Salonica on a less frequent schedule.
The island is suitable for alternative trekking, walking, birdwatching, excursions to petrified forest in Sigri.
www.orfeas-hotel.com   (1406 words)

  
 Moongarden Houses of Molivos :: Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
Moongarden Houses of Molivos :: Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
MOONGARDEN Houses are located in Molivos (Molyvos), in Lesvos island of Greece.
Apart from the high standards of this new accommodation there is to mention the magestic views of the Aegean Sea, the charming town of Molivos with its mediaeval castle and the most romantic sunsets on the planet.
www.moongarden-village.com   (1355 words)

  
 EVRIDIKI Studios of Petra in Lesvos island :: Insel von Lesbos, Griechenland
Vafios) of Petra in Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece:
Evridiki studios are located in Petra, in Lesvos island of Greece.
VAFIOS Studios) is a family run Business situated in a quiet garden square in the heart of Petra, a picturesque village (famous for its long sandy beach) in the north of Lesvos (Lesbos); an island in the Aegean Sea.
www.vafios-studios.com   (1421 words)

  
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 Villa Iris hotel of Molivos in Lesvos island :: Hotels auf Lesbos, Griechenland
Villa Iris Hotel is located in Molivos (Molyvos), in Lesvos island of Greece.
Villa IRIS is a traditional family hotel in the historical town of Molivos (also known as Mithymna), on the Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos).
Molivos is 60 Km away from the capital's island, Mytilene and a bit longer from the Odysseas Elytis airport (65 Km).
www.villa-iris.com   (1332 words)

  
 Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece :: Eftalou Hotel of Molivos
And then, at the northest point of the island one will find the picturesque village of Molivos, with its mediaeval castle and the traditional architecture.
Molivos together with its sea-side resort Eftalou are the island's and North Aegeans' best known resorts.
Going further south again we reach the towns of Plomari, Polichnitos and of course Vatera which has one of most superb beaches of GREECE.
www.eftalouhotel.com /lesbos-lesvos.htm   (909 words)

  
 Amfitriti hotel of Molivos in Lesvos island :: Hotels auf Lesbos, Griechenland
Amfitriti Hotel is located in Molivos (Molyvos), in Lesvos island of Greece.
Amfitriti Hotel is located in the heart of Mithymna (Molivos) on Lesvos island, next to the main pebble beach.
Excellent service in combination with the natural beauty and the warm and friendly atmosphere,"Amfitriti" hotel is the guarantee for special and memorable stay.
www.amfitriti-hotel.com   (1314 words)

  
 Molyvos I & II Hotels :: Molivos, Lesvos island, Greece
Molyvos hotels are both located in the most beautiful part of Lesvos (Lesbos) island, in the picturesque Molivos (Mithymna).
This medieval architecture village, that is dominated by its Byzantine castle, together with its sea-side resort of Eftalou are the island's best known resorts.
Bar, restaurant, snack bar by the pool, children pool, tennis court, playground, parking, free shuttle bus to the village on a very frequent schedule.
www.molyvos-hotels.com   (1385 words)

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