November 2017 View The Calendar November is the eleventh and penultimate month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar and retained its name (from the Latin novem meaning “nine”) when January and February were added to the Roman calendar.
September 2017 View The Calendar September marks the beginning of the academic year in many countries and it is highly associated with the harvesting period. September is called the “harvest month” in numerous countries across the globe. In Greece , one of the traditional customs during the month of September was the hanging of fruit […]
August 2017 View The Calendar August was originally named Sextilis in Latin, because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, when March was the first month of the year. About 700 BC it became the eighth month when January and February were added to the year […]
Ju.ly 2017 July is the seventh month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It was named by the Roman Senate in honor of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, it being the month of his birth. Prior to that, it was called Quintilis. In Ancient Rome the festival of Poplifugia was celebrated on […]
Skarkos – The Prehistoric Settlement Welcome to Ios, one of the Cyclades Islands! Today most visitors come to the Cyclades for vacation. Five thousand years ago, people came for trade and commerce. They sought volcanic obsidian to make tools and other natural resources such as lead and copper. Many settlements flourished in the Cyclades, part […]
Dimitris Diamantidis: “I am coming to Ios3on3!” Registrations for Ios 3on3 Tournament have already started and so have the announcements of the celebrity players that will … attend the event on July 7-9. Dimitris Diamantidis was one of the first to accept Dimitris Papanikolaou‘s call to participate in the tournament, organized by Airpap Action, the […]
June 2017 June is the sixth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and contains the summer and winter solstice in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere respectively , the day with the most and fewest daylight hours. In Greece, it is widely considered as the official beginning of summer holidays and numerous […]
Ios Fit & Fun Masters Summer Camp 2017 On your marks … get set … Find your sense for adventure at Ios Fit & Fun Masters Summer Camp! Ios Fit & Fun Masters Camp 2017 offers an exciting long weekend (2-5 June) to get physical, have fun and experience a combination of different challenges and […]