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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It was an important seaport held under a succession of royal houses in the Middle Ages as part of the lordship of Argos and Nauplia, held initially by the de la Roche following the Fourth Crusade before coming under the Republic of Venice and, lastly, the Ottoman Empire.
His wife Hera, on the other hand, may well have been the queen of virgin births, given the regular restoration of her virginity through an annual bathing ritual at a spring called Canathus in Nauplia, a seaport in the Argolic Gulf of the Peloponnesian Peninsula (Pausanias: Description of Greece 2:38.2).
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.
The trip includes a two-night hotel stay in Istanbul before cruising through the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles to Lemnos and Mount Athos, the OHoly Mountain.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. All-inclusive cruise-only fares start at pounds 2,578.
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].
The Greeks, as at Salamis, initiated the attack at day-break while the Turkish "squadron, convoying ten thousand men, / Was stretching towards Nauplia" (480-81) in the Peloponnese.