Centuries ago medical science was at a much lower level, medicine and doctors were entirely absent from the island.
Unfortunately only a few Ithacan folk songs have survived to present day.
Some four line rhymes of unknown authors are still in use today in Ithaca. They are about love, marriage, emigration…
The small rocky island of Ithaca has become known worldwide through Homer’s epic poems “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey”. Many…
The carnival was a special celebration for everyone.
The Ithacan sayings are a good example of the local dialect, sense of humor, and quite often are self-sarcastic.
The Ithaca of today is the Ithaca of Homer!
The sheer beauty of this small island cannot fail to capture the hearts and minds of its visitors.
Ithaca is one of the most famous islands in Greece, thanks to Homer.
The island has been inhabited since the 2nd millennium BC. It was the capital of Cephalonia during the Mycenaean period.…