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... that Santorini is full of Simulacra? PDF Print E-mail

 Simulacra: plural of simulacrum
A simulacrum is a Latin word originally meaning a material object representing something (such as an idol representing a deity, or a painted still-life of a bowl of fruit). According to the modern meaning "simulacra" are natural elements  formed in a shape simular to a symbol. The couse of this effect probably differs among cases, but still covers with mystery every Simulacrum in the world.

Santorini is full of Simulacra. The volcanic earth of the island has in many cases strange formed rocks. Big or smaller shaping of rocks picture symbols, figures, objects.

SkarosSkaros Skaros is the biggest and most famous simulacrum of the Island. A great rock standing at the edges of caldera, reminding a gurdian watching his area.
Skaros is  located in Imerovigli but it is so great, it is visible from Fira and Oia.
The rock has a great view to the sunset,  many crypts and the sign: "The area is holy".


In Vlihada you can find such shapings on the dark rock along the beach.


Rocks at the caldera having several strange shapes.


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    During the 7th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition (5-7 March 2007) in the framework of DETROP-OINOS exhibition, Santorini Wines received 13 awards.


    Among 683 samples from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, France, Austria, Brasil, Mexico, and Canada wine experts have given:

    Grand Gold Award to
    Vinsanto 4 years aged,1999 vintage by Santowines


  • Magazine "Archaeometry", and BioEd Online articles are reporting that the roof paintings of a 2-level building in prehistoric Akrotiri site, have an extreem interest about the mathematical knowledge during the Bronze Age.