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Skyros

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a Greek island in the Aegean, the largest island in the N Sporades. Pop.: 2602 (2001). Area: 199 sq. km (77 sq. miles)
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He is buried in a remote olive grove on the isle of Skyros, Greece.
item is a small number of olive leaves taken by the burial party from the tree under which Rupert Brooke was buried on the Greek A particularly poignant item is a small number of olive leaves taken by the burial party from the tree under which Rupert Brooke was buried on the Greek island of Skyros.
Little can Rupert Brooke - himself buried on the island of Skyros in the Aegean - have realised just how apt the lines of his poem The Soldier would turn out to be.
The second earthquake in the same region is the 1967 Aegean earthquake which was located in the Aegean Sea at the northwest extremity of the Skyros Basin, south of the North Aegean Through.
He died on April 23rd, 1915 at the age of twenty seven and was buried on the Greek Island of Skyros.
For now, only 16 have set this goal: Felsotarkany (Hungary), Montejicar (Spain), Ringkobing-Skjern (Denmark), the Italian cities of Villa Verde, Ottana, Villanova Tulo, Elini, Seulo and Arzana, and the Greek cities of Nisyros (Aegean Islands, like all the others), Skyros, Lipsi, Kea, Korthi, Ios and Milos.
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Recibiendo a turistas -no a huespedes--en una isla griega", Cornelia Zarkia describe los cambios sociales experimentados en Skyros a raiz de la inclusion de esta pequena isla en los circuitos turisticos.
The scene of Achilles in Skyros, one of the most frequently depicted among the mosaics of the imperial epoch and which can be found, for example, in the villa of La Olmeda (Palencia), seems to be intended to highlight the archetype of the hero who is capable of giving his life for his country.
Mumbai, March 2 -- Smartlink Network Systems Ltd showcased its DIGISOL Skyros range of IP Surveillance products at Secutech 2012 in Mumbai.
The comparison between the pilgrim's disorientation and fear upon awaking at the threshold of Purgatory and the young Achilles' reaction as he awakes in unfamiliar Skyros intimates the pilgrim's continued attachment to the secular values of glory and honor, as well as his doubts about the success of his spiritual journey.
Le jeune Gyges cache au milieu d'une troupe de jeunes filles n'est evidemment pas sans rappeler Achille se dissimulant au milieu des jeunes filles de Skyros avant la guerre de Troie (35) et c'est la encore une posture potentiellement erotique.