Categories: History

An Antiparian Tale

Love Overboard is a romantic tale with a dash of adventure that merges fiction and true Antiparian history. In the 11 pages book, Christian Ysebie, an Antiparos lover, tells the story of Antonio and Sarah, a young Spanish couple spending their holiday in the island who make a discovery that intertwines their lives with the [...]

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The Arcaic Sanctuary of Despotiko, Antiparos

Despotiko is an uninhabited, small and dry island, located about 700 m southwest from the shores of Antiparos (Agios Georgios). The island is situated almost exactly in the center of the Cyclades and during clear days it offers spectacular views towards the surrounding islands of Antiparos, Syros, Serifos, Sifnos, Kimolos, Folegandros, Sikinos and Ios (in [...]

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Full Moon Celebration in Antiparos – Tonight 21/08/2013

Come to the “Kastro” of Antiparos tonight at 20:00 for free exhibitions and theatre plays. The event will begin with an exhibition of “Oliaros – Ancestors’ Footprints” photographs and archaelogical artefacts found in Antiparos and neighbouring islands. At the same time, the Theatrical Group “Archilohos” from Paros will perform monologues and short plays by Frederico Garcia Lorca, T. [...]

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The Venetian Castle of Antiparos

The Castle of Antiparos was built at the start of the 1440s. This is the time at which the island came into the hands of Maria Somaripa, who married the nobleman Lorentano. Lorentano brought farmers to Antiparos at his own expense, and built the castle near the sea to protect them from the frequent pirate [...]

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