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- Aegina was a daughter of Asopus and mother of Aeacus by Zeus.
- 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.
- 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.
- Aegina is the main port on the island that dominates the Saronic Gulf and it's only an hour's ride from Piraeus.
- Aegina is a Greek island in the Saronic Gulf, about 50 miles from Athens.
- The Waterpark is located on the wonderful island of Aegina (Egina), a mere 35 minute hydrofoil trip from Piraeus Port.
- On the island of Aegina he minted the first silver coins, whose shapes were either elongated or round.
- The first silver coins were introduced in Aegina Island by Pheidon, president of the Olympic Games of his time.
- The island, along with offshore islets, comprises the Municipality of Aegina in Piraeus Prefecture, a part of the Attica region.
- Aegina is included in the Piraeus Prefecture, and, on a larger scale, Attica.
- Generations later, the exiled prince and hero, Peleus settled in Phthia, with his followers known as the Myrimidons from the island of Aegina.
- On this web site we provide detailed information about only a few places of accommodation we offer throughout Aegina Island Greece.
- The chief town is Aegina, situated at the north-west end of the island, the summer residence of many Athenian merchants.
- He mentions no dispute about the others which suggests that in his day the assignment of Aegina to the Phliasian Asopus was generally admitted.
- He and his brother Telamon killed their half-brother Phocus and were exiled from Aegina.
- Just 7 minutes walk from the picturesque fishing village of Souvala at the island of Aegina.
- Aegina also has some historic sites of its own, the most important being the Doric Temple of Aphaia and the Agios Nektarios monastery.
- Reconstructed colour scheme on a Trojan archer from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina.
- Aphaia is 10 km east to Aegina Town.
- Aghios Nektarios, a large, elaborate, modern Orthodox church and monastery, lies about halfway between Aegina Town and Aghia Marina.
- A regular bus service goes past the temple from both Aegina Town and Aghia Marina.
- In Greek mythology, Aegina was the daughter of the river-god Asopus and the nymph Metope.
- Hotel Vagia is located 250 metres from the beach, in a small fishing village on the north side of the island of Aegina.
- Agkistri or Angistri is an island next to Aegina and a community of the Greek prefecture of Attica.
- Aegina, is the largest of the Saronic islands and the closest to Attica.
- Aegina Island is part of the Saronic Islands which are lying in the Argosaronic Gulf.
- After liberty from the Turks and the establishment of the new Greek government, Aegina became the first capital city of Greece.
- Thereupon the Athenians concerted a plot with Nicodromus, the leader of the democratic party in the island, for the betrayal of Aegina.
- After news reached Athens of an alliance between Aegina and the Corinthians, Athens attacked and captured both Aegina's and the Corinthians fleet.
- However, this new civilisation was completely wiped out, possibly by an unexpected invasion and Aegina fell silent.
- Aphaea was called by second name Athena, because this goddess became the most important deity in Attica and also in Aegina.
- Mythology relates that Aegina is named after the daughter of Asopos, who was abducted by Zeus.
- In this respect the history of Aegina does but anticipate the history of Greece as a whole.
- Bk VII:501-613. He recounts the history of the plague at Aegina.
- 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.
- During ancient times, Aegina was a rival to Athens, the great sea power of the era.
- For the majority of visitors and people arriving on the island it likely that their boat will pull into the port of Aegina Town.
- Aegina is well developed to cater for tourism, and visitors here will find a wonderful selection of hotels, rooms to let and other accommodation.
- The Monastery of Agios Nectarios, dedicated to Saint Nectarios, the last saint of the Greek Orthodox Church, is another attraction on Aegina.
- Aegina Town, on the west coast, is the island's charming and bustling, main capital and port.
- On the west coast, the harbour of Aegina Town is lined with colourful little boats, bobbing placidly on turquoise water.
- The islets lie off the west coast of Aegina, opposite Perdika.
- The physician Paul of Aegina came from here, and was the most respected medical scholar of the Byzantine Empire for many years.
- There are three open-air cinemas in Aegina Town during the summer with shows at 9pm and 11pm.
- It was followed by a second, which ordered Athens to raise the siege of Potidaea, and to respect the independence of Aegina.
- Besides the town of Aegina, the largest other towns and villages on the island are Kypséli (pop.
- Apart from Aegina Town, it is worthwhile visiting the other of the villages on Aegina Island.
- After this, Athens decided it wise to empty Aegina of its inhabitants and once again, Aegina fell silent.
- In the 19th century, the inhabitants began to return to the port of Aegina and the first houses were built around 1800.
- Heracles had stayed in Trachis as his guest, as well as Peleus, the son of King Aeacus of Aegina.
- 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.
- Due to its proximity to Athens, Aegina attracts many Athenians during the week-ends, throughout the year and especially during summer time.
- The proximity of Aegina Town to Athens has made it a favourite with holiday home developers.
- At a distance of about 18 miles from the coast of Attica, Aegina is usually a favorite first or last stop of all cruises.
- During the next twenty years the Philo-laconian policy of Cimon secured Aegina, as a member of the Spartan league, from attack.
- Thebes, after the defeat by Athens about 507 BC, appealed to Aegina for assistance.
- Upon the arrival of the embassy, the Athenians arrested the envoys and all who listened to them, as revolutionists, and lodged them in Aegina.
- Pericles called Aegina the eye-sore (leme) of the Peiraeus.
- The island of Aegina is part of the Saronic Island group lying to the south of Athens and very close to the Peloponnese mainland.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bk VII:614-660. The oak at Aegina is seeded from it, and sacred to Jupiter.
- Menoetius was a son of Actor, King of Opus in Locris by Aegina.
- Peleus and Thetis settled in Phthia, where Peleus became the leader of the Myrmidons, who had left Aegina.
- Initially, the Myrmidons were simple worker ants on the island of Aegina.
- Achilles: Greek hero, son of the sea-nymph Thetis and the mortal Peleus (and grandson of Aaeacus, King of Aegina).
- Achilles goes to his father's palace: map Achilles travels from Skyros to his father King Peleus' palace on the island of Aegina.
- Hotel Danae is situated on the coastal road of aegina near the temple of apollo aprox 1 km from the centre of town.
- It is also just 50m from the beach, close to the port and the centre of Aegina town.
- The word also refers to the main town on the island of Aegina.
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