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Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece - Fermor, Patrick Leigh
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Roumeli is not to be found on present-day maps. It is the name once given to northern Greece--stretching from the Bosporus to the Adriatic and from Macedonia to the Gulf of Corinth, a name that evokes a world where the present is inseparably bound up with the past. Roumeli describes Patrick Leigh Fermor's wanderings in and around this mysterious and yet very real region. He takes us with him among Sarakatsan shepherds, to the monasteries of Meteora and the villages of Krakora, and on a mission to track down a pair of Byron's slippers at Missolonghi. As he does, he brings to light the inherent conflicts of the Greek inheritance--the tenuous links to the classical and Byzantine heritage, the legacy of Ottoman domination--along with an underlying, even older world, traces of which Leigh Fermor finds in the hills and mountains and along stretches of barely explored coast. "Roumeli" is a companion volume to Patrick Leigh Fermor's famous "Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese." Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece Fermor, Patrick Leigh, John Murray General Publishing Division

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Roumeli
Author:

Fermor, Patrick Leigh

Title:

Roumeli

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9780719566929

Patrick Leigh Fermor's Mani compellingly revealed a hidden world of Southern Greece and its past. Its northern counterpart takes the reader among Sarakatsan shepherds, the monasteries of Meteora and the villages of Krakora, among itinerant pedlars and beggars, and even tracks down at Missolonghi a pair of Byron's slippers. Roumeli is not on modern maps: it is the ancient name for the lands from the Bosphorus to the Adriatic and from Macedonia to the Gulf of Corinth. But it is the perfect, evocative name for the Greece that Fermor captures in writing that carries throughout his trademark vividness of description. But what is more, the pictures of people, traditions and landscapes that he creates on the page are imbued with an intimate understanding of Greece and its history.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780719566929
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0719566924
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Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS
Weight: 0,179 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780719566929

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