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Works of art in Greece, the Greek islands and the Dodecanese

Allied Forces.

Works of art in Greece, the Greek islands and the Dodecanese

losses and survivals in the war.

by Allied Forces.

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- Greece.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Greece.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled by the Monuments, fine arts and archives sub-commission of the C.M.F., and issued by the British Committee on the Preservation and Restitution of Works of Art, Archives, and Other Material in Enemy Hands.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Committee on the Preservation and Restitution of Works of Art, Archives and Other Material in Enemy Hands.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6898 .A47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., ii, 63, [1] p. incl. plates, double map.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6510992M
      LC Control Number47002014
      OCLC/WorldCa3258769


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Nisyros: Sterna Art Project. Sterna Art Project, to September In the derelict late 19th-century building complex that once housed Nisyros’ first public baths, the Sterna Art Club presents a project titled “Exhibition of Rescued Pieces,” which consists of works by the students of Mandraki Primary School (until 26/08).

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This title is an illustrated account of the autumn battle for the Dodecanese, as Winston Churchill attempted to secure the Aegean islands in the wake of the Italian armistice.

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Tílos is a small Greek island and municipality located in the Aegean Sea. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, and lies midway between Kos and Rhodes. Karpathos. Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

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enter Nisyros’ fabled volcano, home to. The Dodecanese is a complex of islands with unique beauty and great history that every visitor falls in love with.

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The Capital of Arki. The Harbour of Arki is the sole village of Arki located southwest side of the island. The majority of the inhabitants are engaged in agriculture and fishing. Actually, Arki is a small island complex that consists from the islands of Arki, Aspronisi, Avaptistos, Kalovolos, Marathi, Makronisi, Nisaki Psathonisi, Smineronisi, Tsouka and Tsoukaki.

Dodecanese islands in Greece. Cities, villages, attractions, beaches, hotels and business in Dodecanese, This grouping of 12 islands (plus about smaller islands) in the southeast Aegean is one of Greece's most popular holiday destinations for a.

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A FEW WORDS ABOUT DODECANESE ISLANDS: Dodecanese is a group of islands in southeastern Greece in the Aegean Sea, It is located between the southwester coast of Asia Minor and the island of Crete, south of Samos, and Fourni, and east of the Cyclades.

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