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EGINA
FIRST SILVER COINS
PIRAEUS PREFECTURE
PHTHIA
AEGINA ISLAND GREECE
CHIEF TOWN
PHLIASIAN ASOPUS
HALF-BROTHER PHOCUS
SOUVALA
APHAIA
AGHIA MARINA
RIVER-GOD ASOPUS
SMALL FISHING VILLAGE
ANGISTRI
SARONIC ISLANDS
TURKS
LEADER
ALLIANCE
SILENT
GODDESS
MYTHOLOGY
HISTORY
ANCIENT TIMES
VISITORS
DEDICATED
WEST COAST
BYZANTINE EMPIRE
SUMMER
SIEGE
VILLAGES
INHABITANTS
HERACLES
HOTEL
PROXIMITY
COAST
ATTACK
THEBES
EMBASSY
PERICLES
SOUTH
JUPITER
KING
MYRMIDONS
ACHILLES
CENTRE
MAIN TOWN
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Definitions

  1. Aegina was a daughter of Asopus and mother of Aeacus by Zeus. (Web site)
  2. Aegina (Egina) is the largest of the Saronic Islands and is one of the most visited islands in Greece, due to its proximity to Athens.
  3. Aegina is the nearest island to Athens and famous historical sites and monuments such as the Acropolis, Delphi and Corinth Canal are within easy reach.
  4. Aegina is the main port on the island that dominates the Saronic Gulf and it's only an hour's ride from Piraeus.
  5. Aegina is a Greek island in the Saronic Gulf, about 50 miles from Athens.

Egina

  1. The Waterpark is located on the wonderful island of Aegina (Egina), a mere 35 minute hydrofoil trip from Piraeus Port.

First Silver Coins

  1. On the island of Aegina he minted the first silver coins, whose shapes were either elongated or round.
  2. The first silver coins were introduced in Aegina Island by Pheidon, president of the Olympic Games of his time.

Piraeus Prefecture

  1. The island, along with offshore islets, comprises the Municipality of Aegina in Piraeus Prefecture, a part of the Attica region.
  2. Aegina is included in the Piraeus Prefecture, and, on a larger scale, Attica.

Phthia

  1. Generations later, the exiled prince and hero, Peleus settled in Phthia, with his followers known as the Myrimidons from the island of Aegina. (Web site)

Aegina Island Greece

  1. On this web site we provide detailed information about only a few places of accommodation we offer throughout Aegina Island Greece.

Chief Town

  1. The chief town is Aegina, situated at the north-west end of the island, the summer residence of many Athenian merchants. (Web site)

Phliasian Asopus

  1. He mentions no dispute about the others which suggests that in his day the assignment of Aegina to the Phliasian Asopus was generally admitted. (Web site)

Half-Brother Phocus

  1. He and his brother Telamon killed their half-brother Phocus and were exiled from Aegina. (Web site)

Souvala

  1. Just 7 minutes walk from the picturesque fishing village of Souvala at the island of Aegina. (Web site)

Aphaia

  1. Aegina also has some historic sites of its own, the most important being the Doric Temple of Aphaia and the Agios Nektarios monastery.
  2. Reconstructed colour scheme on a Trojan archer from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina.
  3. Aphaia is 10 km east to Aegina Town. (Web site)

Aghia Marina

  1. Aghios Nektarios, a large, elaborate, modern Orthodox church and monastery, lies about halfway between Aegina Town and Aghia Marina.
  2. A regular bus service goes past the temple from both Aegina Town and Aghia Marina.

River-God Asopus

  1. In Greek mythology, Aegina was the daughter of the river-god Asopus and the nymph Metope. (Web site)

Small Fishing Village

  1. Hotel Vagia is located 250 metres from the beach, in a small fishing village on the north side of the island of Aegina. (Web site)

Angistri

  1. Agkistri or Angistri is an island next to Aegina and a community of the Greek prefecture of Attica.

Saronic Islands

  1. Aegina, is the largest of the Saronic islands and the closest to Attica.
  2. Aegina Island is part of the Saronic Islands which are lying in the Argosaronic Gulf. (Web site)

Turks

  1. After liberty from the Turks and the establishment of the new Greek government, Aegina became the first capital city of Greece. (Web site)

Leader

  1. Thereupon the Athenians concerted a plot with Nicodromus, the leader of the democratic party in the island, for the betrayal of Aegina.

Alliance

  1. After news reached Athens of an alliance between Aegina and the Corinthians, Athens attacked and captured both Aegina's and the Corinthians fleet. (Web site)

Silent

  1. However, this new civilisation was completely wiped out, possibly by an unexpected invasion and Aegina fell silent. (Web site)

Goddess

  1. Aphaea was called by second name Athena, because this goddess became the most important deity in Attica and also in Aegina. (Web site)

Mythology

  1. Mythology relates that Aegina is named after the daughter of Asopos, who was abducted by Zeus.

History

  1. In this respect the history of Aegina does but anticipate the history of Greece as a whole.
  2. Bk VII:501-613. He recounts the history of the plague at Aegina. (Web site)
  3. The history of Aegina, as it has come down to us, is almost exclusively a history of its relations with the neighbouring state of Athens.

Ancient Times

  1. During ancient times, Aegina was a rival to Athens, the great sea power of the era. (Web site)

Visitors

  1. For the majority of visitors and people arriving on the island it likely that their boat will pull into the port of Aegina Town. (Web site)
  2. Aegina is well developed to cater for tourism, and visitors here will find a wonderful selection of hotels, rooms to let and other accommodation. (Web site)

Dedicated

  1. The Monastery of Agios Nectarios, dedicated to Saint Nectarios, the last saint of the Greek Orthodox Church, is another attraction on Aegina. (Web site)

West Coast

  1. Aegina Town, on the west coast, is the island's charming and bustling, main capital and port. (Web site)
  2. On the west coast, the harbour of Aegina Town is lined with colourful little boats, bobbing placidly on turquoise water.
  3. The islets lie off the west coast of Aegina, opposite Perdika. (Web site)

Byzantine Empire

  1. The physician Paul of Aegina came from here, and was the most respected medical scholar of the Byzantine Empire for many years.

Summer

  1. There are three open-air cinemas in Aegina Town during the summer with shows at 9pm and 11pm.

Siege

  1. It was followed by a second, which ordered Athens to raise the siege of Potidaea, and to respect the independence of Aegina. (Web site)

Villages

  1. Besides the town of Aegina, the largest other towns and villages on the island are Kypséli (pop.
  2. Apart from Aegina Town, it is worthwhile visiting the other of the villages on Aegina Island.

Inhabitants

  1. After this, Athens decided it wise to empty Aegina of its inhabitants and once again, Aegina fell silent. (Web site)
  2. In the 19th century, the inhabitants began to return to the port of Aegina and the first houses were built around 1800.

Heracles

  1. Heracles had stayed in Trachis as his guest, as well as Peleus, the son of King Aeacus of Aegina. (Web site)

Hotel

  1. The hotel is located in the small fishing village of Perdika 9km from the hustle and bustle of the beautiful working port at Aegina Town. (Web site)

Proximity

  1. Due to its proximity to Athens, Aegina attracts many Athenians during the week-ends, throughout the year and especially during summer time. (Web site)
  2. The proximity of Aegina Town to Athens has made it a favourite with holiday home developers.

Coast

  1. At a distance of about 18 miles from the coast of Attica, Aegina is usually a favorite first or last stop of all cruises.

Attack

  1. During the next twenty years the Philo-laconian policy of Cimon secured Aegina, as a member of the Spartan league, from attack.

Thebes

  1. Thebes, after the defeat by Athens about 507 BC, appealed to Aegina for assistance.

Embassy

  1. Upon the arrival of the embassy, the Athenians arrested the envoys and all who listened to them, as revolutionists, and lodged them in Aegina. (Web site)

Pericles

  1. Pericles called Aegina the eye-sore (leme) of the Peiraeus.

South

  1. The island of Aegina is part of the Saronic Island group lying to the south of Athens and very close to the Peloponnese mainland.
  2. The church - said to be the largest in Greece - is south of Souvala on the main road from Aegina Town to Aghia Marina and there are plenty of buses.
  3. South of Aegina Town lies Perdika, a pretty fishing village with a good sandy beach and boat trips running to the small wooded islands of Angistri and Moni. (Web site)

Jupiter

  1. Bk VII:614-660. The oak at Aegina is seeded from it, and sacred to Jupiter. (Web site)

King

  1. Menoetius was a son of Actor, King of Opus in Locris by Aegina. (Web site)

Myrmidons

  1. Peleus and Thetis settled in Phthia, where Peleus became the leader of the Myrmidons, who had left Aegina. (Web site)
  2. Initially, the Myrmidons were simple worker ants on the island of Aegina.

Achilles

  1. Achilles: Greek hero, son of the sea-nymph Thetis and the mortal Peleus (and grandson of Aaeacus, King of Aegina).
  2. Achilles goes to his father's palace: map Achilles travels from Skyros to his father King Peleus' palace on the island of Aegina. (Web site)

Centre

  1. Hotel Danae is situated on the coastal road of aegina near the temple of apollo aprox 1 km from the centre of town. (Web site)
  2. It is also just 50m from the beach, close to the port and the centre of Aegina town.

Main Town

  1. The word also refers to the main town on the island of Aegina.

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