The people of Rhodes were hurt by the Turkish slave, hoped to be free even after four centuries. Neither then were they able to throw away the conquerors because some months ago before Greece has been free from Balkans war of 1912 the islands of Dodekanisso were captured by Italians. So, it began a new […]
Known as Kleovoulos Lindios. He lived in Rhodes in 6th century before Christ in ancient city of Lindos. He came from a royal family and he was son of Evagoras. He had a robust shape and he believed that he was descendant of Hercules. He was travelling to Egypt, where he learnt philosophy and wrote […]
Althemenis was the son of Katreas, who was son of Minos and succeeded him to the kingship of Crete. Katreas had received a prophecy that we would be killed by the hand of one of his children. He had four children: one son, Althemenis and three daughters, Aeropi, Klimeni and Apimosini. When Althemenis was informed […]
The period of Hippokratia, simultaneously with the battalion of knights fought all the people in order to avoid the conquest of Turks. The warriors had the courage and the brave men and women as well. The knights stood beside the men warriors, took care of them and gave them courage.
As it was said there were a lot of races that was installed in Rhodes, so the Ioannitis Knights arrived in the island from Cyprus, looking for a new shelter for their battalion. For the conquerer of Rhodes Magistros Fuk de Villare and Vin Vinioi cooperated in asking money aid from England and France.
Wherever you go in Greece, when you mention that your ancestry is from the beautiful island of Rhodes, someone will probably ask you where does the phrase ‘Behold is Rhodes, behold is the leap’ originate and everyone is waiting for a response concerning the wild life that takes place during the summer months in the […]
After the death of Alexander the Great, the state was partitioned by his major generals. One of them, Antigonus, asked for help from the Rhodians to fight the other generals, with whom he disagreed. But they refused because they wanted to keep peace with everyone. That was the reason they got angry with Antigonus and […]
Looking the way to the Monastery While all people consider that Rhodes is a vacation place full of beautiful seaside and roads full of people, we shall show you another route. The route is among the green mountain, full of pictures and noises of the nature that accompany you towards the Holly Monastery of Madonna […]
The Telchines was the first tribe which inhabited Rhodes, coming from Crete andCyprus. They were strange people, wild, resembled to demons and used every kind of magic. They were nine in number and it was said that they were sons of the sea. The Telchines were good craftsmen and sailors. They created the statue of […]
According to mythology, when Zeus decided to split the Earth to the Olympian Gods, the God Sun was absent to one of the usual trips that he did to give light to the Earth. So, the rest of the Olympian Gods forgot to include him in the split. When he returned from his trip and […]