Himarë

What is Himarë known for?


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Van Antwerp Fine Edition reprint, illustrated Publisher University of Michigan Press, 1994 ISBN 0-472-08260-4, ISBN 978-0-472-08260-5 page 185-186. In 1372 Himarë, together with Vlora, Kanina and Berat region was given as a dowry to Balša II due to his marriage with the daughter of John Comnenus Asen. After the death of Balša II, his widow and his daughter which married Mrkša Žarković, managed to keep the possession of the region up to 1417 when Ottomans captured Vlora. ref

The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest Author John Van Antwerp Fine Edition reprint, illustrated Publisher University of Michigan Press, 1994 ISBN 0-472-08260-4, ISBN 978-0-472-08260-5 page 383, 390. Ottoman era: autonomy and revolts thumb 200px The flag of Himara during the Ottoman era, depicting the Archangels (File:Flag of Himara.JPG) Michael (Saint Michael) and Gabriel. The Ottoman Empire


significant resistance

October 1912) and pushing north to the direction of Ioannina. On November 5, Major Spyros Spyromilios led a revolt (Himara revolt of 1912) in the coastal area of Himarë and expelled the Ottoman garrison without facing significant resistance,

in the direction of Ioannina, repulsing an Ottoman attack at Pente Pigadia (Beshpinar) (Battle of Pente Pigadia). Erickson (2003), pp. 228–34. On November 5, a small force from Corfu made a landing and captured the coastal area of Himarë without facing significant resistance, Sakellariou (1997), p. 367. and on December 20


serving member

Olympics Athens 2004 Olympics , is a bronze. * Christos Armandos Gezos, novelist and poet. * Kostas Kaznezis, Greek Army general in the Greek War of Independence. Banac, Ackerman, Szporluk, Vucinich, 1981: p. 46 * Spiro Koleka (1908–2001), long-serving member of the Politburo of the Party of Labour of Albania, one of the few members of the Greek minority serving in the Socialist People's Republic of Albania political system. Pettifer James, Poulton Hugh. ''The Southern Balkans. Minority Rights Group, 1994, ISBN 978-1-897693-75-9: "some Greeks rose to high positions under the one party state, with an ethnic Greek, Spiro Koleka, from the minority southern village of Himarë" * Petro Marko, one of the most famous Albanian writers of the post World War II era. Marko, Petro. Intervistë me vetveten (Retë dhe gurët) (memories). OMSCA, 2000. 99927-40-33-7 * Zachos Milios (1805–1860), Greek Army (Hellenic Army) officer and revolutionary. * Paskal Milo politician *Neço Muko, famous Albanian musician of the 1920s and creator of the ''avaz himariote'' music genre that became identified with Himarë. * Robert Ndrenika, actor * Andon Qesari, actor and director * Sotiris Ninis football player of Parma F.C. (Serie A) * Athanasios Pipis (-1821), revolutionary of the Greek War of Independence, from Vuno. * Spyromilios (1800–1880), Greek Army general and politician. * Spyros Spyromilios (1864–1930), Greek Gendarmerie officer, declared the region's autonomy (1914). * Pyrros Spyromilios (1913–1961), Greek Navy (Hellenic Navy) officer and director of the Greek Radio Orchestra. * Andreas Tatos (1989-), football player of Olympiakos F.C. (Greek Superleague). The success in the Epirus front enabled the Greek headquarters to transfer part of the army to Thessaloniki, in preparation for a confrontation against the Bulgarians (Kingdom of Bulgaria).


title past

Hitler signs the order to develop the V-2 rocket as a weapon. Background Dimas was born to ethnic Greek (Greeks) parents in Himara (Himarë), Northern Epirus (southern Albania). http


ancient temple

The house of former mayor of Himara's, Vasil Bollano, has been the target of a bomb attack twice, in 2004 and again in May 2010. August 12, 2010, ethnic tensions soared after ethnic Greek shopkeeper death of Aristotelis Goumas Aristotelis Goumas was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a car driven by three Albanian youths with whom Goumas allegedly had


long white

Κεραύνια Όρη , ''Keravnia ori'', "Thunder Mountains") and the Ionian Sea to the southwest. There are long white sandy beaches and the few hills close to the sea are terraced and planted with olive and citrus trees. Tourist Guide of Himarë. Bashkia e Himarës. The villages of Himarë are perched up high on the spurs of the Ceraunian range in positions which offered natural


major local

#search_anchor p.46 : "Cheimarriote veterans played a significant role in the Greek War of Independence (1821-1830)" In 1854, during the Crimean War, a major local rebellion broke out (Epirus Revolt of 1854), with Himarë being one of the first towns that joined it. Although the newly founded Greek state tried tacitly to support it, the rebellion was suppressed by Ottoman forces after a few months. M. V. Sakellariou.


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* Dhimitër Anagnosti, People's Artist of Albania, cineast, and former ''Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports'' born in Vuno. * Christos Bekas, Greek Army (Hellenic Army) general in the Greek War of Independence (1821–1830). Banac, Ackerman, Szporluk, Vucinich, 1981: p. 46 * Panos Bitsilis, revolutionary. * Vasil Bollano, former mayor of Himarë and President of the organization of the Greek minority (Greek minority in Albania), "Omonoia (Omonoia (organization))". * Pyrros Dimas, the world-famous Greek (Greeks) weight-lifting athlete, whose nickname is "the Lion of Himarë". He is the only weight-lifter in the world to have won four Olympic medals. Three of his medals are gold (1992 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 2000 Summer Olympics) and the last one, from the Athens 2004 Olympics (2004 Summer Olympics), is a bronze. * Christos Armandos Gezos, novelist and poet. * Kostas Kaznezis, Greek Army general in the Greek War of Independence. Banac, Ackerman, Szporluk, Vucinich, 1981: p. 46 * Spiro Koleka (1908–2001), long-serving member of the Politburo of the Party of Labour of Albania, one of the few members of the Greek minority serving in the Socialist People's Republic of Albania political system. Pettifer James, Poulton Hugh. ''The Southern Balkans. Minority Rights Group, 1994, ISBN 978-1-897693-75-9: "some Greeks rose to high positions under the one party state, with an ethnic Greek, Spiro Koleka, from the minority southern village of Himarë" * Petro Marko, one of the most famous Albanian writers of the post World War II era. Marko, Petro. Intervistë me vetveten (Retë dhe gurët) (memories). OMSCA, 2000. 99927-40-33-7 * Zachos Milios (1805–1860), Greek Army (Hellenic Army) officer and revolutionary. * Paskal Milo politician *Neço Muko, famous Albanian musician of the 1920s and creator of the ''avaz himariote'' music genre that became identified with Himarë. * Robert Ndrenika, actor * Andon Qesari, actor and director * Sotiris Ninis football player of Parma F.C. (Serie A) * Athanasios Pipis (-1821), revolutionary of the Greek War of Independence, from Vuno. * Spyromilios (1800–1880), Greek Army general and politician. * Spyros Spyromilios (1864–1930), Greek Gendarmerie officer, declared the region's autonomy (1914). * Pyrros Spyromilios (1913–1961), Greek Navy (Hellenic Navy) officer and director


small band

the chieftain John Vlasis and a small band of men, using Corfu as a base... while the inhabitants of Cheimara liberated many of the Greek villages." In 1481, one year after the Ottomans had landed in Otranto in southern Italy, the Himariotes joined the forces of Gjon Kastrioti (Gjon Kastrioti II), son of Skanderbeg in his uprising against the Ottomans. Gli Umanisti e la guerra otrantina: testi dei secoli XV e XVI Volume 5 of Nuova biblioteca Dedalo


landscape art

). It consisted of ten denominations; the same eight as the previous sets, with the addition of 2 and 20 lepta stamps. Some sheets from this set bore the watermark ''PARCHEMINE JOHANNOT de Montgolfier, Luquet & Cie., Angoulème'' at the top or bottom; stamps with part of this watermark are priced much higher than stamps without it. Hellas, p. 21. Vangjush Mio was the first impressionist painter of Albania. He was known especially for his Landscape art landscape

Himarë

'''Himarë''' (from ) is a bilingual ''Anthropological journal on European cultures'', v. 3-4, European Centre for Traditional and Regional Cultures, 1994, p. 84 region and municipality along the Albanian Riviera in southern Albania and part of the Vlorë County. Apart from the town of Himarë (Himarë (town)), the region consists of seven other villages: Dhërmi, Pilur, Kudhës, Qeparo, Vuno, Iljas, UPCYCLING – Albanische Riviera and Palasë.

The region of Himarë is predominantly populated by an ethnic Greek (Greeks) community. Europa Publications Limited. ''Central and South-Eastern Europe 2004, Volume 5''. Routledge, 2003. ISBN 978-1-85743-186-5, p. 78. Economist Intelligence Unit. (Great Britain). ''Country report: Albania, Issue 1.'', 2001.

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