Since 1237, however, Frederick II had entered into close relations with the emperor of Nicaea John III Vatatze, because the latter had acquired in those years a hegemonic position over the states of Epirus and Thessalonica, which culminated in 1242
They date back only to the end of the 1920s. XIII the first relations of Frederick II both with the Byzantine successor states (the state of Epirus and the Empire of Nicea), and with the Frankish principalities (Latin Empire of Constantinople and the principality of
You have probably seen the white-painted villages and the azure Greek sea a million times on postcards, but not even the best pictures can match reality. On this trip you get the chance to see these beautiful views from the water
ON THE GO Traveling by plane Olympic Air (OA) (a subsidiary of Aegean Airlines) flies from Athens and Thessaloniki to numerous domestic destinations. Seaplanes fly from the port of Lavrio at the southern tip of the Attica peninsula to the
Customs and traditions Spending time with Greeks is not very complicated. Be polite, take care when greeting and shake hands with children. Don’t ask too personal questions to people you don’t already know well, it can be perceived as haunting.