Gávdhos

(redirected from Gavdos)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Gávdhos

(gäv`thôs),

Clauda

(klô`də), or

Cauda

(kô`də), small Mediterranean island, S Greece, near Crete. In the Acts of the Apostles it was the refuge of St. Paul's ship during the tempest.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gavdos is one of the places that claims to be the island of Ogygia where the goddess Calypso kept Odysseus prisoner, although the supporting evidence is slight: in terms of flora, fauna and geography, it fails to tick almost any of the right boxes.
Recent finds of what are claimed to be Palaeolithic tools from the island of Gavdos, off the south coast of Crete, would support this southern approach.
By Maru Gubena March 19, 2009 -- As Ethiopians in Ethiopia are neither allowed to demonstrate nor to make their voices heard by any other means, the Ethiopian Diaspora community scattered across the world, including Tasmania, New Caledonia and Gavdos, has been making every possible effort to represent the voice of the voiceless.
The cadets have also visited Malaga, Bordeaux, Casablanca, Civitavecchia, and the Gavdos and Castellorizo islands in the Aegean.
This was largely because he spent seven years bewitched by the nymph goddess Calypso on the island of Gavdos near Crete.
IF it's Robinson Crusoe islands you're after, take a three-hour hop on the ferry from Palaiochora - on the south west coast - to Gavdos (tickets from travel agencies in Palaiochora including Interkreta, 0030 2823 41392, which can also book you a room for an overnight stay).
Even the United States, overly careful to maintain a policy of equal distance between Greece and Turkey, did not hesitate to recognize that Gavdos is unquestionably Greek.
south of Gavdos Island, west of Antikithyra Island, south of Cape Tainaron, South Peloponnesus.
The Greek military has now occupied EE-ek Adasy, Koyun Adasy, HurE-it, Bulamac (Farmakonisi), Fornoz, Nergizcik, Kalolimnoz, Keci, Sakarcylar, Kocbaba, Ardacyk, Gavdos, Dhia, Dionisades, Gaidhouronisi and Koufonisi islands.
Contract notice: Restoration chada municipality gavdos and accompanying solid waste management projects - subproject 4 supply mobile waste transfer station.
This file photo taken on October 16, 2012 shows the Finnish ship SV Estelle during an operation off the southern Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete.
That is, participants in the FR group showed higher response rates than did those in the DRL group during the FI schedule, thus indicating that the current performance was affected by past contingencies (see also Barrett, Deitz, Gavdos, & Quinn, 1987; Souza, Abreu-Rodrigues, & Baumann, 2010; Weiner, 1969).