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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

Kalipso X. Michalakaki

Kalipso is currently completing her Ph.D on the Kytherian Societies of Alexandria & Smyrna, with references to all other Kytherian societies around the world

She is a resident of Pireaus, and her patriko is in Potamos.

Kytherians around the world, particularly descendants of those Kytherians who emigrated to Alexandria & Smyrna, eagerly await the completion and publication of her Ph.D thesis.

You can contact Kalipso

here

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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

And yet another member of the team...

..in the office of Professor George Leontinis.

Athens University.

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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

Another member of the team ......

in the office of Professor George Leontsinis, Athens University.

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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

Natasha, personal assistant to Professor George Leontsinis

Athens University.

The office runs extremely effeciently with her expert knowledge & guidance.

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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

Professor George Barbounis..

..an associate of Professor George Leontsinis at the University of Athens.

Professor Barbounis has researched extensively the Greek & Kytherian presence in South Africa during the early decades of the 20th century.

The results of this unique and comprehensive research will be published shortly.

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submitted by George Poulos on 23.08.2007

Professor George Barbounis

..an associate of Professor George Leontsinis at the University of Athens.

Professor Barbounis has researched extensively the Greek & Kytherian presence in South Africa during the early decades of the 20th century.

The results of this unique and comprehensive research will be published shortly.

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 23.03.2011

Eminent historian, George Leontsinis

...looking very relaxed`and comfortable in his office, at Athens University.

George has used his position to telling effect. The study of Kytherian history has been advanced greatly through George's efforts, work and influence....

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 23.08.2007

Helen Tzortzopoulos (nee, Diaocopoulos), (right), &

Excursion to Corinth, with the Freinds of the Archaeological Institute at Athens.

Helen is the current President of the "Freinds" in Athens.

The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens was founded in 1981 to provide an independent Australian representation in the Greek archaeological field and to promote in Australia ancient, mediaeval and modern Greek studies.

A special function of the Institute is to provide facilities for Australian scholars and students who need to spend time working in Greece. Since its foundation, the Institute has established a residence in Athens for visiting scholars and students and a permanent office, and is developing a library. The office provides an intrastructure in Athens to support the Institute's important excavations at Torone, for which it is jointly responsible with the Athens Archaeological Society.

In addition, the Institute sponsors distinguished visiting professors to Australia, provides Fellowships and Scholarships to Australian students of archaeology and organises summer-schools in Greece.

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 23.08.2007

Dimitri Diacopoulos

Owner of the kendro at Amir Ali.

Dimitri took over the operation of the kenfro in the summer of 2007.

The Diacopoulos family owns the buidling(s).

Kalo rizziko...Dimitri

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submitted by Kosmas Souris on 29.10.2008

O Panagiotis Souris ( O TUFLOS )

Panagiotis Souris Born at Gerakari 1906
at 14 lost his eyes site in Piereua return to Geragari about 1920 become a carpenter and played the violin. (past away 2003)

From Kosma Souri

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submitted by Kosmas Souris on 29.10.2008

Manolis Souris

Manolis Souris From Gerakari

From Kosma Douri

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submitted by Kosmas Souris on 29.10.2008

Panagiotis Souris & Roulis Gerakari 1976

Panagiotis Souris (Tiflos) voili and Roulis Zaniotis (Prapas)laouto At Geakari 1976 From Kosma

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submitted by Louiza Lindbäck on 24.02.2007

Potamos

Daycare

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submitted by Louiza Lindbäck on 24.02.2007

Trifillianika

Villagers

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submitted by Louiza Lindbäck on 28.02.2007

Petrouni

front, from left:

Tassos (younger son of Panagiotis and Roula), Theodoros (older son of Georgios and Angeliki, grandson of Theodoros and Maria), Evangelis (son of Maria and Georgios), Petros (brother of Theodoros), Evangelio (one of five children of Stavros Sougiannis, who died 97 years old - see photo from gerokomeio, until the last years he remembered most of the mantinades he wrote)


Middle:
Christos (one of six children from a house just outside Petrouni, all of them stayed on the island - he went early to gerokomeio, his brother Theodoros stayed in Petrouni, Kirani and Panagiotitsa (see gerokomeio) married in Karavas, Haralampos in Katsoulianika and one sister in Strapodi (I will check her name), Tassia (sister of Nikos on gerokomeio photo, mother of Manolis and Fotini, grandmother of Tassos below and Giannis (upper), Kirani (sister of Christos, married Trifyllis, mayor in Karavas, she went to gerokomeio at age 91-92?, died a couple of years ago) , Panagiota( mother of Manolis and Politimi, see gerokomeio photo), Politimi (her daughter, married to Georgios with the pigs in Agia Pelagia), Katina and Panagiotis (brother of Maria, the wife of Theodoros), Politimi (daughter of Stavros Sougiannis, married to Manolis Koumezos) and Anna (from Brongi, was married to Theodoros, who worked for the community) with children of the woman to the right, daughter of Evangelio

Top:
Maria (wife of Georgios, ex-farofilakas) with Vasiliki, Roula (married to Manolis,ex- xylorgos in Potamos), Angeliki (married to Georgios, mother of Maria, Petros, Theodoros -she helped me to organize this meeting), Georgios (her husband, son of Maria and Theodoros, works at nosokomeio) with Maria, Fotini and her husband Stavros, Panagiotis married to Roula (died a couple of years later), Maria (sister of Panagiotis) and her husband Theodoros(see Christos) , don´t remember this man, Roula (wife of Panagiotis) and her son Giannis, Manolis (xylorgos), Manolis (Koumezos) and Georgios (farofilakas).

Most people in the area are of Souris and Sougiannis family.

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submitted by Louiza Lindbäck on 28.02.2007

Diakopoulianika

Antonis, Titika, Koula (married to Nikos, died some year later), Baso and her husband Minas (below)
Nikos, Matina (married to Antonis), Ifigenia, Ioannoula and her husband Panagiotis, Georgios, Maria, daughter of Nikos and Koula (married to one of the bakery brothers in Potamos), Eirini (lives in Karavas, was married to Kostas)

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submitted by Louiza Lindbäck on 24.02.2007

Petrouni

Petrouni people at old people's home in Potamos.

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submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 01.04.2007

Rebecca on a donkey and Valerios - January 1983

After our grandfather, Theo Andronicos from Potamos, died in 1948, all contact with the Kytherian side of our family was lost. In 1982 when the opportunity came to take a trip to Europe, I jumped at the chance to include Kythera in our itinerary. We stayed in Livardi and Valerios was our taxi driver during our five day stay. On one of our excursions he stopped his taxi and suggested we take a photograph of our three year old daughter sitting on a donkey that was tethered by the roadside.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.11.2006

'' sitting at the berzoula''

this 1990 photo of a group of '' choranee'' having a chat at katochora.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 19.10.2006

gkikas supermarket potamos

katrarina from gkikas supermarket who has served many of us while on the island.