COMMENTS FROM FACEBOOK: ; ; ; ;Try Greek vacations to stay in Kos (Kardàmena): careful, considerate and courteous. Bravi! ; ; ; ;Returned yesterday from Kos. Vacanzegreche proved to live up to expectations as to customer focus. Thanks to Andrea, Helen and all the staff for the willingness. If we go back to Greece you will surely be still our benchmark.  ; ; ; ;Elena and Andrea are very helpful ... surely we will meet again ... a kiss..  ; ; ; ;Returned Thursday by Kos.Bella island, nice holiday!!. Many thanks to Elena and Andrea for the help they have given us!!!. Fiorella ; ; ; ;Now returned from Rhodes! Lovely! Thank you and next time we will try Kos!!! MONICA ; ; ; ;... Elena, Andrea.... thanks so much for everything!!!! we returned qs morning ... Splendid Vacation, already I feel the lack of Kos ... I want to come back...!!!! see you soon... ELISA ; ; ; ;wonderful holiday, thanks KOS! ALBERTO ; ; ; ;Hello guys, the holiday is over, however, we were having fun greetings then if you go to Bologna let us a ring ;) MAXIMUM ; ; ; ;guys, we Kos almost 2 Holiday weeks with Greek, excellent organization and accommodation ... then Kos is beautiful! Partite subitoooo ; ; ; ;Hi Andrea !Thank you for the wonderful holiday :-)) ANDREA CECCATO ; ; ; ;Chi va a Kos, we will come back every year .... word of who, come me, He knows very well ... IRENE ; ; ; ;Hello guys I am back but I already miss Kos wanted to thank you for everything you were very available GIOVANNA ; ; ; ;Hello Elena / Andrea, I would like to thank you for the 'assistance and advice on places to visit that were ... it was just a beautiful holiday!! Francesca ; ; ; ;Hello guys!!I wanted to thank you for the information and support that you have given us to live this holiday to the fullest ... Beautiful island Kos ... it is in the heart!!A kiss and the next maybe! Federica

The history of Kos -HISTORICAL re-enactment

L;island of Kos it was inhabited in the history since the IV century.C.

The first inhabitants were the Protoellenici, the Pelasgi and the Lelegi.. To these early inhabitants followed the Carians, i Fenici e i Micenei che giunsero nell’;isola di Kos e causa del maremoto provocato dall’;the eruption of the volcano of Santorini. Giunti nell’;Kos island conquered and influenced the culture, as evidenced by the many archaeological remains of that period.

In the history of Kos then came the Dorians, in the XI century.C. And founded the various colonies and Kos conobbe un periodo di particolare prosperità nell’;agriculture, in the trades, in the nautical industry and in manufacturing in addition to having acquired the language and religion of the population of the doric style.

Intorno al VII secolo l’;isola di Kos passò nelle mani degli Arconti con l’;the establishment of a democratic regime with a senate, a parliament and all its democratic institutions.

Intorno al VI secolo giunsero i Persiani conquistando l’;island.

Around the 500 a.C. The inhabitants were able to discard from the domain of Persian and around the 400 a.C. They lined the side of the athenians during the Peloponnesian war, ma con l’;the arrival of the Spartans at the Kos and abolished the democracy, and he moved on to the Decarchia.

After all these adventures, l’;the island went into a period of stability. Durante il periodo ellenistico l’;the island of Kos continued to grow in importance in businesses, in the marine, in the manufacture of pottery, the arts and letters.

Con l’;the advent of Roman power, the inhabitants sided with the Romans and their allies.

Durante il periodo bizantino l’;isola di Kos entrò a far parte del Dodecanneso seguendo le alterne vicende dell’;Empire.

Shortly after came the Vandals, the Visigoths, the Slavs, the Arabs, the Saracens and the Normans.

In 1204 l’;the island passed into the hands of the Venetians and the Kos history continue

In 1312 gli Arabi misero ripetutamente l’;island to iron and fire.

In 1304 l’;isola di Kos venne annessa all’;the order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, and remained there for well 218 the years in which the japanese fortifications, riorganizzarono l’;esercito e la flotta e la governarono secondo la regola dell’;order.

In 1457 the Turks, che avevano ormai già invaso l’;the byzantine empire, cercarono di prendere l’;island of Kos, but its inhabitants at the side of the Knights, managed to get rid of them.

Only in the 1523 i Turchi riuscirono a conquistare l’;island, after the Knights departed, following an agreement with the new conquerors.

I 390 the years that followed,for the inhabitants of Kos, they were rich of the massacres and humiliations, but, in spite of these difficult living conditions, they managed to keep alive the national spirit.

The 7 May 1912 l’;island of Kos passò sotto l’;the Italian administration, after their landing took place with the pretext of freeing the islands from the Turkish rule.

Gli abitanti dell’;isola di Kos salutarono gli italiani con particolare entusiasmo e all’;the beginning of the cohabitation was friendly.

Purtroppo l’;the rise of fascism led to a change in the political climate, and the rulers began to oppress the local population.

In 1943, in seguito alla sconfitta dell’;Italy in the First World War, the date of the the history of Kos, i Tedeschi si impadronirono dell’;the island of Kos, and subjected the people to harsh repression.

In 1945 l’;the island was conquered by the British.

The 7 March 1948 to Kos venne alzata la bandiera greca con manifestazioni festose a seguito dell’;annexation of the Dodecanese to Greece.

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