“Epirus, Primitive Hellas”

“Epirus, Primitive Hellas”. With these words Claudius Ptolemeos (2nd c. A.D.) characterizes this region of Greece, whilst Aristotle (4th c. B.C.) calls it “Hellas, the Ancient”.
The name of Epirus has always been related to the fate of Hellenism, 3.000 years of indisputable and continuous presence of the Greek culture are maintained by the innumerable archaeological sites and monuments found Epirus. In the “infinite land” (infinite = άπειρος [apeiros], as Epirus is called in Doric dialect) Hellenism has lived and flourished throughout history; where nowadays it still lives, fights and resists…

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