Posts tagged: Trojans

Symi, the most beautiful of the Greek Dodecanese islands

I like to visit the Greek island of Symi regularly, which is not difficult as it is quite close to the Turkish Riviera. Looking at the map, you will see a long peninsula with the ancient city of Cnidus at its tip and another to the south with the ancient trireme naval base of Loryma […]

Thursday March 12th, 2009 in , , , , | Comments Off on Symi, the most beautiful of the Greek Dodecanese islands

Sarpedon – PRINCE OF LYCIA – the mightiest warrior among the Trojan allies

Sarpedon, a  hero of the Trojan War, a son of Zeus and Laodamia, who, with his cousin – Glaucus, commanded the Lycian contingent on the side of the Trojans. At Lydae, up the hill from Ay Liman (port of the moon), there is the broken remains of a white marble tomb of exquisite design, probably […]

Wednesday January 14th, 2009 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Sarpedon – PRINCE OF LYCIA – the mightiest warrior among the Trojan allies