Zakynthos - island portrait
1953’s earthquake abruptly severed this gorgeous garden island’s historic continuity and the beauty that led to the Venetian overlords name for it of Fiore di Levante (The Flower of the Levant). One of the most artistically and intellectually advanced and Europeanized places in Greece, Zante was a place of theatres, concerts, masked balls, receptions, political activists and academies. Looking at the brilliance of what does remain in the churches and museums of Zakynthos, one can feel the loss.
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