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The Singing Walls

Documentary – A wander through the housing culture of Ano Syros Greece The Fortress – settlement of Upper Syros, build in the Middle Ages up on a hill, is unique in the Greek state. The fascinating medieval atmosphere keeps till our days, with the small houses build side by side, the convents of the Jesuits […]

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Syros: A trip to space-time

by Dimitris Kostopoulos, Professor of Petrology, University of Athens   The beginning Approximately 170 years ago, in 1845, the German geologist Hausman discovered in Syros a mineral with a striking blue color that he called glaucophanis (from the glauca + phanis: it looks like blue). Since then, the cracked stones of the island, containing glaucophanis, have […]

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