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  Mytilene - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mytilene (Greek: Μυτιλήνη - Mytilíni, Turkish: Midilli), also Mytilini is the capital city of Lesbos (formerly known as Mytilene), a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, and the Lesbos Prefecture as well.
Mytilene is linked with a highway numbered (GR-67) linking to Skala Eressou on the other side of the island of Lesbos.
Mytilene has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, churches, a post office, beaches, a hospital and a few squares (plateies).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mytilene   (368 words)

  
 Mytilene, Mytilini Lesvos Greece (English)
he town of Mytilene, which lies on the south-eastern coast of the island, is a modern town with many elements from the past.
It is the island capital and the chair of the Prefecture of Lesbos; an administrative, commercial and cultural centre with a population of 40.000.
resent-day Mytilene occupies seven hills, while its fortress, one of the largest in the Mediterranean, lies on a pine-covered hillock to the east of the town.
www.lesvosonline.gr /Lesvos/Map/places/mytil/mytilene.htm   (388 words)

  
 Hotels,lesvos,accommodation,lesvos,hotel,mytilene,rooms,mytilene,holidays,north aegean islands
Its population is about 100,000 inhabitants and Mytilene is the capital of the island.
Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos is built on 7 hills and it has about 25.000 residences approximately.
It is one of the most ancient cities of Greece and it got its name by one of Makaros daughters, the first settles of the island.
www.web-greece.gr /lesvos.htm   (545 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).
Houses and Cottages in Haramida and Mytilene (Mytilini, Mitilini)
Mytilene is the capital of the island and has a population of 30,000 people.
www.orfeas-hotel.com   (1438 words)

  
 Guide to Mytilene Greece
Also, Mytilene's entire waterfront is a delight for those interested in coffee breaks and outdoor lunches coupled with great views of semi-tropical waters.
Though Mytilene's status as the third-largest island to associate itself with Greece offers it's the odd privilege of claiming several climates throughout its landscape, you'll have a hard time noticing any change, whether you choose to journey Lesvos as a whole or not.
The only major airport on the island, Mytilene's flight center is only a mile or two outside of town (to the south), and arrivals get fairly cheap taxi service into town.
www.flightcomparison.co.uk /flightcomparison/flights/mytileneguidemjt.htm   (569 words)

  
 At Mytilene Lesvos (Lesbos) Greece meet the Vigla Hotel - Greek Islands
Museum of the folk painter Theophilos : It is at the area of Varea - suburb of Mytilene - housed in a building of austere architectural structure and which has been built in 1965, inside a bright green olive grove.
He toured - restless and dreamy as he was - from Smyrne to Pilion and Larissa and eventually he returns definitely to Mytilene in 1926 where he was discovered by the eminent Lesvian art-critic and editor Elephteriadis -Teriade.
These particular works of folk art belong to the mature period of Theophilos' painting and are distinguished by authentic chromatic harmony, realistic authenticity of the represented figures, the vividness and the effortless impulsiveness of the painter.
www.viglahotel.gr /en-theofilos-teriade.htm   (344 words)

  
 Welcome to Mytilene Charity Institutions of Lesvos island, Greece
The Institution resides in privately-owned offices in Mytilene (2, Karantoni rd.), the capital of Lesvos island in Greece.
The first wing of the Nursing Home was founded on January 30th 1938 from the ever memorable Archbishop of Mytilene Iakovos from Dyrachio, big benefactor of Lesvos island, and the expenses were covered in total by the Mytilene Charity Institutions.
The Foundations (Bequests) have their own assets and their aim is the implementation of charitable acts such as issuing of scholarships in poor students of Higher Education, financial help in monthly or two-times a year installments, subsidy of orphanage while they financially support fellow-citizens who wish to publish their writing, their book.
www.mytilene-charity.com /index-en.htm   (196 words)

  
 P&O Cruises Official Website | Mytilene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cruise port Mytilene is the charming capital of the Greek island Lesbos but, just to confuse visitors, islanders also sometimes refer to the whole island by that name.
Set in the north Aegean Sea, just off the coast of Turkey, the island is now a major olive oil producer but it also has ancient ruins dating back three millennia BC and, of course, is most famous as the birthplace of the poet-turned-gay icon, Sappho.
Mytilene is definitely worth a wander as it has some outstanding neoclassical architecture and an excellent museum as well as some tempting antique stores.
www.pocruises.com /eastern-mediterranean/ports/mytilene-summary.aspx   (155 words)

  
 Orfeas Hotel of Mytilene :: About Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece
At the end of the 19th century, considerable wealth was accumulated on the island as commerce developed.
A Commercial Club was established and in the 1915 the Commercial Association of Mytilene was set up.
In 1919, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mytilene was established.
www.orfeas-hotel.com /lesvos-island.htm   (1295 words)

  
 Mytilene
Main city of the island of Lesbos, along the northern coast of Asia Minor (area 9).
Mytilene was the birthplace of Pittacus, one of the Seven Sages listed by Diogenes Lærtius (Lives, I, 13)
Mytilene was also the birthplace of the poets Alcæus and Sappho.
plato-dialogues.org /tools/loc/mytilene.htm   (337 words)

  
 Mytilene * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Mytilene * People, Places, and Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
M to Medea 2 Medea 3 to Miletus 2 Milmas to Mytilene
The ancient name for the main city on the island of Lesbos located on the southeastern coast of the island.
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Mytilene_1.html   (268 words)

  
 Mytilene, Greece from Glasgow - Flight Comparison.co.uk
The flights to Mytilene may not be available at the listed price on the particular dates you wish to travel - they may even only be available for a day or two during the month.
It is possible to view flights from both Glasgow and Edinburgh to Mytilene by selecting 'Scottish and NI' departure airports.
The capital of Lesvos, Mytilene, is a quite an abstract center for both the historic and the modern of the region.
www.flightcomparison.co.uk /flightcomparison/flights/flymytilenefromglasgowglamjt.htm   (440 words)

  
 Art by MaritsiaK - Paintings of the Painter Artist MaritsiaK from Mytilene-Mytilini Lesvos Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maritsia Kaziani, was born at Salonica and the last years she is living at Mytilene (Lesvos).
Since 1993 she is working with oil painting on a canvass and on an old wooods which she is collecting them from old mension of Lesvos.
She has made 11 exhibitions at the Picture Gallery of Mithimna and the Picture Gallery of Mytilene and at some hotels fairrounds.
www.maritsiak.com /en-cv.htm   (165 words)

  
 Lesbos, Lesvos, Greece, Greek islands
The capital Mytilene has an interesting archaeological museum as well as a folklore museum.
In Mytilene and Mithymna you'll find both Greek and International restaurants, but all the villages also have small, traditional taverns with good food.
The local buses all start in Mytilene, and there are connections to most villages around the island.
www.in2greece.com /english/places/summer/islands/lesbos.htm   (764 words)

  
 Someday it happened that Robert Southey has visited Mytilene . Robert Southey thought Mytilene to be a place where ...
Robert Southey thought Mytilene to be a place where magic is in every part.
You will find yourself in a new dimention and you will participate at the light part of our souls wich will sent you into the universe of true spirits and imagination.
In fact, surrealist thinkers have tried with little success to correlate the essence of Mytilene with the essence of Robert Southey.
www.bad-bad-bad.com /poets/Poy20090.htm   (306 words)

  
 MYTILENE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A ship was then sent out to rescind the original decision and arrived just in time.
These dramatic events are detailed by Thucydides in an episode known as "the Mytilene debate" which occurred in 427 BC (3.36-50).
Key speakers on each side of the debate are the famous demagogue, Kleon (who speaks for the universal death penalty) and an otherwise unknown speaker, Diodotos (who speaks against killing all the men and desires only the deaths of the ring leaders).
latis.ex.ac.uk /classics/maps/greece/mytilene.htm   (132 words)

  
 The Theatre of Mytilene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Two rooms, quarried out in the rock of the cavea, were found to the west of the orchestra.
he ancient theatre was declared an archaeological site in 1960 and was subsequently incorporated in the extensive archaeological site of the town of Mytilene.
The 20th Ephorate has put forward the purchase of the private plots in which the theatre lies.
www.culture.gr /2/21/211/21120n/e211tn02.html   (217 words)

  
 CAIA Brief Report for 2002 Seasons at Mytilene and Stymphalos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Study seasons by the UBC teams at Mytilene and Stymphalos in the summer of 2002 concentrated on preparation of final publications at both sites and at conservation work on pottery, coins, small bronze objects, and wall plaster at Stymphalos.
At Mytilene work concentrated on starting to build a digital archive of photographs of the thousands of catalogued objects from our excavations between 1984 and 1994 and on completing cataloguing the over 400 loom weights from the Demeter sanctuary and the lower town excavations.
We were also able to make further joins in the late archaic fragmentary Ionic column and base found reused in fill in a Hellenistic level on the acropolis; these modest pieces attest for the first time to the Ionic order on archaic Lesbos.
www.cnrs.ubc.ca /index.php?id=3570   (811 words)

  
 The Peloponnesian War Book III: The Mytilene Debate
Every male Mytilene citizen was to be put to death, and the women and children sold as slaves.
As soon as the ship had arrived in Mytilene harbor, the captain sent a runner to the commander of the troops in Mytilene, instructing him to report immediately.
She was the first to make out the condition of the dock, the staircase hanging by a few dowels hammered into the side of the cliff, sections dangling and swaying.
www.xenafan.com /fiction/content2/mytilene3.html   (10777 words)

  
 Lesvos: LesvosIsland.com - Lesvos Island Travel Guide - Eating Mytilene
This very smart restaurant is on the road to the airport, up the next right turn after the turn for Pligoni.
This is a surprisingly stylish café bar type place on the harbour at Mytilene.
They recommended a bottle of red wine from Limnos which was excellent and their creme brule dessert was, as Kathy put it, 'a little piece of heaven'.
www.lesvosisland.com /eatingmytilene.html   (310 words)

  
 Maine Street Jazz Quartet
After a week of one-on-one teaching, the quartet performed their main concert June 11 in the Public Theater of the City of Mytilene and another outdoor concert on June 12 in a seaside village.
Through television and press coverage word spread quickly through the local Greek music scene that these American teachers and artists were in town, thus growing numbers of young and old flocked to the clinics.
Bill Street is currently an instructor of saxophone and jazz studies and coach of jazz ensembles at the University of Southern Maine.
www.usm.maine.edu /aegean/jazz.html   (977 words)

  
 Pyrgos of Mytilene Hotel Lesvos, Lesvos Island , Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Pyrgos of Mytilene Hotel Lesvos is a special place built in the Sourada area of Mytilene in 1916 by the architect Ingnatios Vafiades, in second Empire style.
It was built giving great attention to its historical details, presenting its guests with romantic atmosphere, which takes one back to the nostalgic 19th century.
The friendly atmosphere and efficient service by the staff in the hotel makes ones stay a pleasant and comfortable one.
ebookers.com /cheap_hotels/greece/pyrgos_of_mytilene_hotel_lesvos.html   (150 words)

  
 Equine Kingdom - Mytilene
The Mytilene Horse breed is a gaited horse.
Very little is known or set as a standard about it, including the fact that it has no set color standards.
If you or someone you know has information on this horse, please contact me. equine_kingdom@earthlink.net.
www.equinekingdom.com /breeds/light_horses/mytilene.htm   (44 words)

  
 The Peloponnesian War Book III: The Mytilene Debate
Spring rains had given the hillsides a lush green carpet leading down to the water, the contrast between the verdant greens and cerulean seas took the bard's breath away.
Xena couldn't get close enough to see exactly who was in the party, but she guessed that if the Mytilene oligarchy was willing to give up its people as bargaining chips, it would also be a handy way to dispose of unwanted Amazon royalty without being able to trace it back to a shaky government.
From what I learned, the people of Mytilene revolted against their own government that was revolting against Athens." Ephiny groaned as Xena told the story.
www.ausxip.com /fanfic/mytilene2.html   (13137 words)

  
 The Peloponnesian War Book III: The Mytilene Debate
They still had until sometime the next day to reach Mytilene, plenty of time to steal some privacy when she was feeling better and force Xena to open up.
But unfortunately, it also meant that the harbor was crawling with Athenian soldiers and with unscrupulous men who knew that precious favors delivered to certain up and coming officers would be repaid with a handsome reward.
Three small ships flanked them, at first they were but shadows, however, as they neared the dock, the ships moved in closer and there was no denying that an Athenian escort had been sent to watch over them.
www.xenafan.com /fiction/content2/mytilene1.html   (13415 words)

  
 Coes of Mytilene * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coes of Mytilene * People, Places, and Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
The Persian king, Darius, offered Koes anything that he might wish in repayment for the good council Koes had provided in the past; Koes asked to be made the tyrant of the city of Mytilene; Darius granted his wish.
Return to Coes of Mytilene in the Dictionary
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Coes_of_Mytilene_1.html   (270 words)

  
 Mytilene, GRC Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mytilene, GRC Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News
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weather.msn.com /local.aspx?wealocations=wc:GRXX0040   (68 words)

  
 MYTILENE BRANCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
> F.A.Q. The Mytilene Library Branch occupies the two upper floors of the Mytilene Library Building, while the Central Administrative Unit occupies the ground floor.
The books collection, Issue Desk and Audiovisual Room are situated on the 1st floor, while the Reading Room, current periodicals and back issues occupy the 2nd floor.
The Mytilene Branch stock consists of some 24.424 volumes and 353 periodicals currently received as well as scores of bound periodicals.
www.lib.aegean.gr /eng/INFO/par_2.htm   (167 words)

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