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(yôä`nēnä), city (1991 pop. 56,699), capital of Ioánnina prefecture, NW Greece, in Epirus, on Lake Ioánnina. The chief city of Epirus, it is the commercial center for an agricultural region. Manufactures include textiles and gold and silver products. Founded c.527 by Justinian, Ioánnina became an important city in the 11th cent. It was taken (1081) by the Normans, and in 1204, Michael I, despot of Epirus, made it his capital. It was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1430. Ali Pasha made it (1788) the stronghold of his virtually independent state. Ioánnina passed to Greece in 1913 as a result of the First Balkan War. Long a center of Greek learning, it is today the seat of the Univ. of Ioánnina. The city also appears as Janina, Jannina, or Yannina.



a city in Greece, on Lake Ioannina. Capital of the nome (prefecture) of Ioannina, eparchy of Epirus. Population, 40,100 (1971). Ioannina, a transportation junction, has enterprises of the silk, cotton, woodworking, food-processing, and footwear industries. Carpets are woven in the city.

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Address correspondence to this author at: Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.
Konstantinos Paparounas, Department of Neurology, Hatzikosta General Hospital of Ioannina, Makrygianni Avenue, 45001 Ioannina, Greece.
Born in Ioannina, Greece, daughter of John and Fotini (Dralious) Nastou, she was a teacher in Greece before she came to this country in 1958.
We are consuming more soft drinks than ever before and a number of health issues have already been identified including tooth problems, bone demineralisation and the development of metabolic syndrome and diabetes" says Dr Moses Elisaf from the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Ioannina, Greece.
Departments of [1] Internal Medicine and [2] Biochemistry Medical School of Ioannina 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy; ([dagger]) Dipartimento di Prevenzione Azienda Unita Sanitaria Locale 5, Messina, Italy; and ([double dagger]) Institute for Continuing Medical Education of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
9th Meeting of Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation (BCLF), September 12-15, 2001, Ioannina, Greece.
She was born in Dafnoula, County of Ioannina, Greece daughter of George and Marina (Malamou) Mazanitis and came to Worcester with her family in 1962.
9th Meeting of the Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation, September 1215, 2001, Ioannina, Greece.
Gherondache was born in Ioannina, Greece, son of Nicolas and Victoria (Hadgi).
We are few; folklore and ethnic identity of the Jewish community of Ioannina, Greece.
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