The pages collected here wants to offer a basic information about the history of Leros and the Dodecanese during the thirty years of Italian administration of the archipelago and mainly of the island, and his postwar development throughout the last (almost) eighty years.
To those who would like to deepen the topics, we suggest to visit the large bibliography online and the related section on audiovisual material.
-- notes of history of Leros and the Dodecanese --
“It’s necessary to take care don’t judge times and places faraway from us with the parameters prevailing today’s and here”.
A people who don’t respect the own past don’t have future.
[paraphrasing the well-known aphorisme by Indro Montanelli]
Leros and the Dodecanese during the thirty years of Italian administration
From the german and british occupation till the new century
Architecture and logistic of Italian military installations on the island
We should signal the following webpages of historical argument:
- The steamship Toscana in Leros
Succinta storia di un piroscafo riconvertito a Leros in nave ospedale.
- A forgotten radar’s forerunner: the aerophone
Gli aerofoni, strumentali e strutturali, ed il comando difesa antiaerea e navale di Monte Patella.
- Premises, genesis and evolution of Sabaudia
La bonifica dell’Agro Pontino e Sabaudia dalla fondazione ad oggi nel numero della rivista ΛΕΡΙΑΚΑ dedicata al parallelismo con Portolago.
The historical and architectural heritage of Leros
Italian Online Film Fest
8th Italian film fest