GIA SOY SALAMINA KAI BOYNO KAI THALASSA!!!!

Welcome to the open group on Salamis

Salamis is a beautiful l island very close to Athens.(GREECE)

According to myths and legends Salamis is named after the Nymph Salamina the daughter of the Corinthian river Asopou and Koulouri from the ancient cape (Kolouris Akra) where the ancient city was built in 4thcentury. According to myth , Poseidon fell in love with Salamina and she gave birth to Cychreus the first king of Salamis who was half man half fish.

The next king of Salamis was Telamon who married the daughter of Cychreus, Glauce. After her death he married Erivia or Periboea and the legendary AIAS (AJAX) was born, who was the leader of the Salaminian and Megarian army at the Trojan war.

Ajax (Aias) had a half-brother from Hesione whose name was Teucros, they both took part in the great Trojan war having 18 ships under their command.

After the Trojan war and the suicide of Ajax (Aias), Teucros along with the son of Ajax (Aias), Eurysaces, returned to Salamis and faced the anger of Telamon, because Teucros did not revenge the death of his brother, Ajax (Aias).

Teucros abandoned the island and went to Cyprus were he established a new city, naming it after his birth place, Salamis.

Salamis Island was inhabited from the Neolithic centuries, as the archeological findings reveal on the southern part of the coast of the island. Because of it’s geographical location it was the reason of many disputes from the larger cities that wanted to control the island.

The greatest event of Salamis history is the great battle of Salamis, which changed the course of history at that time, where the Greeks defeated the Persians and ended the quest of the Asian barbarians to conquer Greece and Europe.

On Salamis island at the time of the great battle of Salamis the three greatest play writers of all centuries met. Aeschylos, who took part in the Great Battle of Salamis and afterwards wrote it’s history, Sofoclis, a teenager at the time, took part in the victory celebrations and last but not least comes the most tragic of the three Euripides, Who was born on Salamis on the day of the Great Historic Event.
Η ΣΑΛΑΜΙΝΑ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΕΝΑ ΟΜΟΡΦΟ ΝΗΣΙ ΠΟΥ Ο ΚΑΘΕ ΕΠΙΣΚΕΠΤΗΣ ΜΠΟΡΕΙ ΝΑ ΣΥΝΔΙΑΣΕΙ ΤΑ ΠΑΝΤΑ ΟΠΩΣ ΛΕΕΙ ΚΑΙ Η ΟΜΑΔΑ ΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΒΟΥΝΟ ΚΑΙ ΘΑΛΑΣΣΑ!!!!ΜΕ ΑΓΑΠΗ Ο ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΤΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΣΕΛΙΔΑΣ!!!!!Καλώς ήλθατε στην ομάδα για την Σαλαμίνα
αγαπάμε το νησί μας - το φροντίζουμε - το προστατεύουμε και το αναδεικνύουμε!

Εδώ όλοι μπορούν να δημοσιεύσουν της ομορφιες του νησιου μας!!!!
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Η Σαλαμίνα είναι το μεγαλύτερο νησί του Σαρωνικού και το πιο κοντινό στις ακτές της Αττικής. Απέχει ανατολικά από το πέραμα, 1200 μέτρα και βορειοδυτικά από τις ακτές της Μεγαρίδας, 500 μέτρα.

Έχει έκταση 93,5 τ. χλμ., μήκος ακτών περίπου 100 χλμ. και πληθυσμό 37.088.

Διοικητικά ανήκει στον Νομο Αττικής διαμέρισμα Πειραιά. Θρησκευτικά, μαζί με τα Μέγαρα ανήκουν στην Μητρόπολη Μεγάρων - Σαλαμίνος.

Πατρίδα του ομηρικού Αίαντα και του μεγάλου τραγικού Ευριπίδη, τόπος διαμονής και δημιουργίας του ποιητή Άγγελου Σικελιανού και φιλοξενίας του Γεωργίου Καραϊσκάκη, η Σαλαμίνα είναι ευρύτερα γνωστή στην παγκόσμια ιστορία για τη μεγαλύτερη Ναυμαχία των αιώνων, που έγινε στο στενό της το 480 π.Χ. , από την έκβαση της οποίας, με νίκη των Ελλήνων, διασώθηκε και αναπτύχθηκε ο ελληνικός πολιτισμός και διαδόθηκε στη Δύση και στον κόσμο.

Ονομασία

Σύμφωνα με τη μυθολογία, το όνομα Σαλαμίνα δόθηκε στο νησί από τον Κυχρέα, για να τιμήσει τη μητέρα του Σαλαμίνα που ήταν αδελφή της Αίγινας και μια από τις 50 κόρες του ποτάμιου θεού Ασωπού. Κατά την αρχαιότητα η Σαλαμίνα ήταν γνωστή με τα ονόματα Πιτυούσα (από το δένδρο πίτυς: πεύκος), Σκιράς (από τον ήρωα Σκίρο) και Κυχρεία (από τον Κυχρέα). Το νησί είναι επίσης γνωστό ήδη από την αρχαιότητα και με την ονομασία Κούλουρη, που προέρχεται από το ακρωτήριο «Κόλουρις άκρα» (σήμερα Πούντα), στο οποίο ήταν χτισμένη η αρχαία πόλη και το λιμάνι του 4ου αιώνα. π.Χ.

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Welcome to the open group on Salamis

Thank you for your understanding. (Team managers)
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Salamis is a beautiful, non-touristy and tranquil island very close to Athens.

According to myths and legends Salamis is named after the Nymph Salamina the daughter of the Corinthian river Asopou and Koulouri from the ancient cape (Kolouris Akra) where the ancient city was built in 4thcentury. According to myth , Poseidon fell in love with Salamina and she gave birth to Cychreus the first king of Salamis who was half man half fish.

The next king of Salamis was Telamon who married the daughter of Cychreus, Glauce. After her death he married Erivia or Periboea and the legendary AIAS (AJAX) was born, who was the leader of the Salaminian and Megarian army at the Trojan war.

Ajax (Aias) had a half-brother from Hesione whose name was Teucros, they both took part in the great Trojan war having 18 ships under their command.

After the Trojan war and the suicide of Ajax (Aias), Teucros along with the son of Ajax (Aias), Eurysaces, returned to Salamis and faced the anger of Telamon, because Teucros did not revenge the death of his brother, Ajax (Aias).

Teucros abandoned the island and went to Cyprus were he established a new city, naming it after his birth place, Salamis.

Salamis Island was inhabited from the Neolithic centuries, as the archeological findings reveal on the southern part of the coast of the island. Because of it’s geographical location it was the reason of many disputes from the larger cities that wanted to control the island.

The greatest event of Salamis history is the great battle of Salamis, which changed the course of history at that time, where the Greeks defeated the Persians and ended the quest of the Asian barbarians to conquer Greece and Europe.

On Salamis island at the time of the great battle of Salamis the three greatest play writers of all centuries met. Aeschylos, who took part in the Great Battle of Salamis and afterwards wrote it’s history, Sofoclis, a teenager at the time, took part in the victory celebrations and last but not least comes the most tragic of the three Euripides, Who was born on Salamis on the day of the Great Historic Event.