Marmakas Beach

Marmakas Beach

The archives of the Historical Archive of Ithaca is composed of about 1,500,000 documents covering a historical period from the early 17th century to the present. It has the distinction of being the most complete documentation by the local authorities of the Ionian Islands. Included are periods of political change, wars, and earthquakes.  Documentation was mostly  due to increased historical and cultural consciousness of the Ithakicians.

The archives of the Historical Archive of Ithaca is composed of about 1,500,000 documents covering a historical period from the early 17th century to the present. It has the distinction of being the most complete documentation by the local authorities of the Ionian Islands. Included are periods of political change, wars, and earthquakes. Documentation was mostly due to increased historical and cultural consciousness of the Ithakicians.

The archives of the Historical Archive of Ithaca is composed of about 1,500,000 documents covering a historical period from the early 17th century to the present. It has the distinction of being the most complete documentation by the local authorities of the Ionian Islands. Included are periods of political change, wars, and earthquakes.  Documentation was mostly  due to increased historical and cultural consciousness of the Ithakicians.

The archives of the Historical Archive of Ithaca is composed of about 1,500,000 documents covering a historical period from the early 17th century to the present. It has the distinction of being the most complete documentation by the local authorities of the Ionian Islands. Included are periods of political change, wars, and earthquakes. Documentation was mostly due to increased historical and cultural consciousness of the Ithakicians.

Ithaki belongs to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Lefkada. It has a total population of  3178  residents according to the last census of 2011. In the peak tourist season during the summer months, the population more than doubles.

Ithaki belongs to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Lefkada. It has a total population of 3178 residents according to the last census of In the peak tourist season during the summer months, the population more than doubles.

The municipality of Ithaki belongs administratively to the region of the Ionian Islands, and consists of the community of Vathi and seven districts.

The municipality of Ithaki belongs administratively to the region of the Ionian Islands, and consists of the community of Vathi and seven districts.

Vathi_“Keep Ithaca always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for” Cavafy, Ithaca, translated by Edmund Keely/Philip Sherrard

Vathi_“Keep Ithaca always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for” Cavafy, Ithaca, translated by Edmund Keely/Philip Sherrard

Odysseas bust_Ithaca, the island home of Odysseus, is one of the most popular islands in Greece.  Not only in the present, but also in antiquity and mythology.  Homer in his epics has left a legacy  to foreign and Greek  scholars, who have   debated and worked years with this project.

The sculpture bust of Odysseus ( Ullysses), in Ithaki (Ithaca) island, Ionian Sea, Greece

The archaelogical museum1-01_Arxaiolog_Vathi.jpg (800×600)

The archaelogical museum1-01_Arxaiolog_Vathi.jpg (800×600)

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