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Carabisiani

CARABISIANI   KARABISIANON. One of the earliest themes (military region, which became an administrative district as well) in the Byzantine Empire, created in the 7th century. It was a maritime theme and covered the southern coastal regions of Asia Minor and … Continue reading

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Aegean Islands

AEGEAN ISLANDS   NÍSOI AIYAÍOU. All the Aegean islands, except one island of middling size, Gödçeara (Imroz), which is west of the Gallipoli peninsula, and some small ones close to the shores of Turkey, have belonged to Greece since 1947. They … Continue reading

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