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Constantinos JB

Constantinos JB
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I’m Constantinos, a passionate Amorgian. I want to take risks, meet interesting people, challenge myself and explore the world.
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Easter on Amorgos Island

Easter is the best time to visit Amorgos Island, when spring colors and aromas challenge the senses.

Amorgos Ancient Bronze Coins

Iconographically, the coins of both Minoa and Arkesine are influenced by the cult of Dionysos. They depict the head of the god wearing...

Folk music of Amorgos

The inhabitants of Amorgos, despite everyday hardship in their isolated and rocky island, never pass on an opportunity to celebrate, composing their own songs

History of Amorgos Island

During the Early Cycladic Period (3rd millennium BC), Amorgos was one of the mort important Aegean cultural centres. It had more than 12 fortified acropolises on hilltops and capes (Markiani was the chief one), as well as cemeteries (Dokathismata, Kapsala).

Psimeni Raki

Amorgos is the only place that still produces Psimeni Raki. The Psimeni Raki sometimes is offered as an apperitif and sometimes as a digestive, but mostly as an offering at parties and gatherings.