Greece: see NávplionNávplion
or Nauplia
, town (1991 pop. 11,897), capital of Argolís prefecture, S Greece, in the Peloponnesus, a port on the Gulf of Argolís. It is a commercial center that ships tobacco, cotton, and fruits.
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Fittingly, my Mediterranean 13-day odyssey took me a total of 2,044 miles to nine ports of call including Nauplia, Mykonos, Delos and Santorini in Greece; Rome and its port of Civitavecchia, Sorrento, Taormina in Italy and to Valletta in Malta.
Offenbach's French script is in three acts, with the conclusion set at Nauplia, with Helen agreeing to sacrifice a hecatomb for her offence, which she only agrees to when she recognizes that the priest is a disguised Paris.
O From there it is on Delos, Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Nauplia and Athens.
He was one of the crew of midshipmen who rowed Prince Otto ashore at Nauplia from HMS Madagascar on 6 February 1833 to assume the throne of Greece.
Silver Spirit departs June 5, 2010 on a seven-day voyage from Venice (overnight) to Athens (Piraeus), with calls in Trieste, Hvar, Corfu and Nauplia.
The feeding habits of Copepods vary with the life phase at which they are, since adult Copepods can be carnivorous (predators), detritivores and filtrators, whereas nauplia are filtrators, and frequently herbivorous.
Have telegraphed to Nauplia for a painter, to preserve the dead man with the round face [my italics].
Una vez, estando en el mar, cerca Nauplia, en Grecia, al ver bajo el sol, con el mar de fondo, un penasco amarillo y seco, senti que en todo ese perfil y fondo, en toda esa luminosidad y en todo ese azul del mar y del cielo, habia poesia e historia, sobriedad y profundidad.
Sections referring to "tiny Arachne" and "gnarled Charon" (the boatman who carries the souls of the dead to Hades), "birds dropping south out of the wind," and the Greek town of Nauplia alternate with "common" scenes more linkable to the painting, where the women's clothes are described as "modish," the "scala," or stairway, is described as being "polished" and situated in the neighborhood of the "stazione.
P&O Cruises (tel: 0990 726726) offer a seven-night fly-cruise on the Oriana on September 2 from Southampton to Gibraltar, Nauplia (Greece) and Piraeus - with passengers returning from Athens airport.
One itinerary calls at Cape Sounion, Santorini, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Patmos, Delos and Mykonos; the other tour calls at Hydra, Nauplia and Monemvassia in the Peloponnese, Chania and Rethymnon in Crete, Santorini, Sifnos and Aegina.