Samothrace - Blue Guide Chapter
From Blue Guide Greece the Aegean Islands
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Samothrace, little more than the massif of Mt Sáos with a ledge of habitable land attached, has an epic solitude and grandeur. Its gorges and peaks, trees, waters, winds and shores possess a primeval simplicity. Its forests are evoked by Homer; its winds propelled and tormented Odysseus; the view from the summit of Mt Sáos is the view Poseidon had of the Battle of Troy. It is no surprise that a very ancient cult of mysterious and un-nameable ‘Great Gods’ evolved here.
This is a chapter from Blue Guide Greece the Aegean Islands: what to see, where to stay and eat, history, archaeology, art, culture, leisure. With superb, award-winning maps. Written and edited by a team of three experts: historian, art historian and archaeologist, two of whom lead cultural tours in Greece. "Blue Guides still hold the cultural high ground" Sunday Times.
- 2,99 €
- Category: Europe
- Published: 23 May 2012
- Publisher: Blue Guides
- Print Length: 16 Pages
- Language: English