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NEA ALIKARNASSOS DESCENDANTS OF ANCIENT GREECE, A WORLD WONDER, MINOR ASIA AND CRETE

Other official historic names of Nea Alikarnassos are: Halicarnassus, Halikarnassos, Alikarnassos and Bodrum.

Very close to Alikarnassos and in the wider region of Caria there are ancient artifacts and tombs of Mycenaeans (1500BC-1200BC). This is evidence of one of the origins of Nea Alikarnassos citizens. Another proven origin is from a Dorian colony. In ancient Greece, Alikarnassos appears as a member of The Dorian Hexapolis that included Kos, Cnidus, Lindos, kameiros and Ialysos. However, Alikarnassos was expelled from this union, when one of it’s citizens Agasicles did not dedicated his trophy from the Triopian games to Triopian Apollo. Later, in the 5th century, Alikarnassos was under the commands of Artemisia I of Caria. She is famous for her participation as a naval commander in the battle of Salamis.

Between 404 BC to 358 BC, Caria (including Alikarnassos) was part of the Persian Empire and the King was Hecatomnus who established the Hecatomnid Dynasty. He had three sons: Mausolus, Idrieus, Pixodarus and two daughters: Artemisia and Ada. Artemisia married her brother Mausolus and Ada married her brother Idrieus.

Mausolus made Alikarnassos capital of Caria and developed a lot the city with his wife Artemisia II. He died in 353 BC and Artemisia decided to construct a magnificent tomb in memory of her husband, King Mausolus and for herself. This tomb is widely known as Mausoleum, one of the 7 Wonders of The Ancient World.

Idrieus the brother of Artemisia II of Caria succeeded her. In 344 BC, Idrieus died and he was succeeded by his wife and sister Ada. In 340 BC Pixodamus succeeded Ada. He died in 350 BC and he was succeeded by his son in law Orontobates with the approval of King Darius III of Persia. This was the end of The Persian occupation of Nea Alikarnassos.

It is remarkable that King Alexander The Great entered Caria in 334 BC and passed the goverment of the region to Artemisia. She in turn adopted King Alexander in order to ensure the continue of Caria Kingdom. However, the Persians who lost the war destructed many constructions of Alikarnassos and the wider area of Caria. Alikarnassos never recovered form the destruction.

The current town of Nea Aliarnassos started to be built mainly to the east, southeast of the center of Heraklion city after the end of Greek-Turkish war and the Minor Asia Catastrophe in 1922 by The Greek goverment and the refugees.

In present time, Nea Alikarnassos is a well constructed suburb of Heraklion city in Crete, Greece. A unique characteristic of this place is that it hosts the Heraklion International Airport, The Industrial area of Heraklion and it is located very close to Heraklion port and the center of Heraklion city. The majority of it’s constructions are built on rocky ground, making it also a safer place from earthquakes. Other unique characteristics are that the majority of Nea Alikarnassos residents are descendants of a World Wonder (Mausoleum), Minor Asia and Ancient Greece ( Mycenaens, Dorians, Carians, Macedonians). Finally, the residents of Nea Alikarnassos were mixed through marriages with many Cretans from various places of Crete after the establishment of the town in 1922. So, multiculture and convergence of civilizations is another unigue characteristic of Nea Alikarnassos residents.

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11 Facts and truths about the british royals

  1. HM Queen Elizabeth is the oldest Monarch who reigns in the world.
  2. HRH Prince Philip has served as Prince of United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries with great devotion to HM Queen Elizabeth and his people. British Royals patron and support a great number of Charities and Organisations. HRH Prince Philip deserves to be crowned King of United Kingdom and Commonwealth Countries for the rest of his life as he has passed successfully numerous “tests” that were put by HM Queen Elizabeth.
  3. All British Royals are hard working and deserve the sponsorship they receive from The Public of United Kingdom.
  4. HRH Princess Diana will be remembered forever in United Kingdom and globally as the most loving Princess and The Princess that will leave a legacy through her two sons HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Harry.
  5. HRH Prince Charles is the First who will succeed HM Queen Elizabeth in the reign of United Kingdom and Commonwealth Countries. He has also passed numerous “tests” put by HM Queen Elizabeth.
  6. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will become Queen when HRH Prince Charles becomes a King. This means she has a great responsibility to get as many experience as it is possible from the lives and work of HM Queen Elizabeth, HRH Prince Charles and HRH Prince Charles.
  7. HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Harry will get the highest ranks in The British and Commonwealth Countries Armed Forces, during the reign of HRH King Charles.
  8. The British Royals have to focus on a great number of internal countries affairs to deal and solve the next years and enjoy the benefits of the hard work of the previous decades.
  9. HRH Prince Michael, HRH Princess Michael, The Honourable Lord Frederick and Lady Gabriella have gained great experience during their lives and work. United Kingdom will benefit greatly by the employment of their services so it will be fair enough to be valuable for The Duties of The British Monarchy.
  10. The British Royals have a great wealth of resources to exploit and invest for the improvement of United Kingdom.
  11. The greatest benefit for The British Royals during the next decades is to maintain peace, prosperity and enjoy all goods of life….

CLOSE FOR PERSONAL AND HOUSE CARE.

Countless hours of work have passed during the last 9 months for various reasons and the public good without taking any financial reward. I didn’t have the time to take care myself (e.g. leave neck and body aches and lose weight) and the house I am living. So, we close, I will spent the next 99 days for a combination of personal care, house repairs, house improvement and holidays in my home, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Then we will see what happens.

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elections and politics

Everytime, there are elections, I wish the most skillful, qualified and experienced candidates to be elected.

In this case, I believe the nation would be improved in many sectors.

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Maxim for the children

If I were a father, I would reward my children with gifts and pocket money for good grades and completion of tasks for the household.

Their value would be analogous to the family income.

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Thoughts fROM THE Present century for the Hellenic war of independence

The Hellenic war of Independence against The Ottoman Empire was ignited the first days of March and was declared officially and more widely on 25, March, 1821 in some territories of Greece by notable patriots like Paleon Patron Germanos, Papaflessas, Theodoros Kolokotronis, Andreas Miaoulis, Konstantinos Kanaris and others.

However, the Greek Revolution was prepared some years ago in 1814 by a secret organisation named “Filiki Eteria”. It is admirable how the Greeks started the Revolution even if they had to start fighting against significantly more powerful joint armed forces like The Ottoman Empire and Egypt.

It is notable that The Ottoman Empire occupied Greece for about 400 hundred years before the start of The Revolution. The Hellenic war of independence took place from 1821 until 1830.

In the beginning of the war, Greeks were fighting alone but later “Three Great Powers” named United Kingdom, France and Russia supported significantly Greece with their fleets, army and finance.

So Greeks have to be grateful to these “Great Powers” because they would not have gained their independence without them.

The last time, it is noticed increased hostility between Greece and Turkey for various reasons, like the sea borders, petrol and gas reserves in Greece. These resources should have been exploited much earlier, so that Greece could have paid gradually his big debt and Greek people had not suffered from austerity and other derived consequences.

Tomorrow, we complete 198 years, since the declaration of The Greek-Ottoman war. Greeks, Philhellenes and The Greek diaspora march and celebrate this national feast.

These are some thoughts from the present century, concerning The Greek War of Independence.

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MAIN MENU “HELLENIC-CHINESE RED SOUP”

INGREDIENTS

1 Kg Chinese Rice “Nihaki”

1 chicken cube “Knorr”

3 sliced big garlics

3 Big Spoons Virgin Olive Oil

1 small spoon salt

3 big spoons of compressed tomatoes “Kyknos”

3 stirred chicken eggs

10 sliced portions of bacon

10 sliced Mushrooms

1 little bottle of Red “Tobasco”

EXECUTION

  1. We put 6 litres of water in a big stewpot.
  2. We put all the ingredients except from the “Tobasco” in the stewpot and keep boiling them until we taste that the soup is cooked.
  3. We serve in big and deep plates and we pour as many drops of Tobasco we like (more drops, more spicy food) and pepper. The estimate is that this main menu is for four people-ideal for countries, when the climate is cold- ideal for a “light” menu- ideal for recommended price of 9-11 Euros, just for the main menu- ideal for old and mature people with teeth problems-but also for hangovers and spicy soup lovers.

Master Chef “God Dionysos”

Order OF THE SHADOW PRIMEMINISTER

Form groups of MPs in every county and start touring in order to record enquiries, then escalate them.

The most important will be satisfied, due to cut of expenses for the recovery of the economy.

The less important will be prioritised and will be satisfied, if the budget allows us to do so.

The Shadow Primeminister, Sir Michael Kass.

Answer to the agents by Crazy Michael and Crazy Tony Duet

We go wherever we like, we do whatever we like.  Our voices become global orders, speeches, songs, rhymes, erotic healings and so on.  Cover us and we give you 33% for your missions.  Be ready for all and protect our kingdoms.

Global Royal Order by Their Royal Highnesses Kings and Their Majesties Queens.

Lord Michael Kass of Maidenhead and Windsor

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Movie “The Good Brother”

  1. The Father of the family just sleeps, goes to the coffee shop, gives some money for charity or goes shopping or he does not care and does party with other irresponsible and notorious creatures.
  2. The mother of the family, does not care, does not execute her maternal duties with a minimum sense of responsibility, like pretending the “big lady”, leaving the house dirty, cooking whatever we don’t like, giving orders to shop staff we mostly don’t like….
  3. The children, like “The Good Big Brother” does whatever is possible and sometimes can be named “achievements” and gets many tangible and intangible rewards for being a hardworking bachelor….. and a good man most of the times.
  4. The children, like the “small brother” has tried some times through malicious manners to harm “The Good Big Brother” with a hidden way, that dates back more than 20 years. He has been rewarded some times for his evil actions from other evil creatures but “The Good Big Brother” has managed many times to survive, he has lived a humble life till now and has done many good deeds till now

 

“The End”

“The Good Big Brothers” cannot tolerate the lack of respect, the lack of care, the lack of support, the lack of team work, the lack of proper manners and behaviour etc and take the “divine order” by God to start making some punishments and take many “seeds of love”, “seeds of delight”, “rewards for achievements” and many

“blessings of good fortune” for being respectful of religions.

 

©®™E-BCR, Michael Kassotakis

 

 

Best Value for Money Recipes for Middle – High Class People

“MenuTanned Octopus”

1. Ingredients.

1.1. 1-3 kg Fresh or Frozen Octopus

1.2. 100 ml Olive Oil

1.3. 200 gr vinegar

1.4. 200 gr Origano

1.5. 300 gr Lemon Juice

1.6. 5 Roasted Toast Pieces of Wheat Bread

1.7. “Country Salad” with Tiny Tomatoes, virgin olive oil, feta,

30 medium-large olives that have been put in vinegar for maturity and better taste.

1.8. Greek Tzatziki made by a mix of cow-goat yogurt, wine vinegar, tiny slices of cucumber and virgin olive oil.

1.9. 3 Blonde or 3 Black Trappist Beers.

2. Preparation and Cooking

Fresh Octopus: Hit it on a Hard surface for a minimum 2000 times, then bring it in the house, put it in a large plate, cover the octopus

with  origan and vinegar, let it there for a minimum 2 Hours, then put it  in a pan for frying, then put the pan on fire or on “kamineto”, light  the fire and start frying it. Keep frying it until it becomes “tanned”.

When it becomes “tanned” put it in a plate, then pour the lemon juice on, below, right, left, center. Serve it, with the tzatziki and The Three Beers.

3. We eat them and drink them.

4. We offer a Free Bowl of Chilled Chocolate Creme.

Reporters, Journalists and Media

©®™E-BCR, Michael Kassotakis,

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I read and I am also informed every day about The News and other information through various resources. I would like to share the concern about the danger, that reporters and journalists face when they report, write, announce, broadcast and transmit news and other crucial information. There is past evidence of deaths of reporters and journalists during the call and execution of duty. This proves the great danger that specific categories of reporters and journalists  face like war correspondents, military forces correspondents, crime correspondents etc. They must qualify for “Heavy and Unhealthy” stamps and receive higher pensions due to the aforementioned fact. I would like to congratulate some regional websites of Crete island that offer current information on a less than three hours basis.  This is based on my personal and other experience during my hard, adventurous and suffering stay in Crete. “The Main Sample” of these are:


  • “Nea Kriti” https://www.neakriti.gr

  • “Creta Live” https://www.cretalive.gr

  • “Prisma News” https://www.prismanews.gr

“There will always be news, since there is life, but sometimes it is hard to check their validity” Michael Kassotakis

©®™E-BCR, Michael Kassotakis, 2004 – 2124, – Terms.Tell, Transmit, Broadcast it like it is. Just refer – Michael Kassotakis, 2004-2124- as the resource. 

Grand Maxims and Great Quotes II

What did you say you want? This?

You can buy it or get it, if:

  • it does not belong to you,

  • or it is for sale,

  • or it is inherited to you,

  • or donated to you,

  • or given to you after agreed exchange,

  • or permitted to be given to you after the analogous work or task,

  • or it is not the only one the owner has,

  • or it is given to you after marriage

  • or you pay the agreed price to the owner

If you get it by war or death or robbery, we have the lawful right to do the same at our own discretion, as we were on legal defense.

©®™Michael Kassotakis, 1991-2111

 

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e-book and book Service Quality Within Hotels

Service Quality Within Hotels. Theory and Practice. How to assess service quality in Hotels. Research and Managerial Implications.
This e-book, work of art, instruction, manual, writing and consulting was completed in the start of the current millenium. It is the first work in the world that evaluated service quality in hotels. It is also a move by move guide that will enable hotel owners, hotel managers, marketing managers, management consultants, tourism consultants, ministers of tourism and others to assess service quality within a hotel, hotels, group of hotels, hotels in a town, hotels in a city, hotels in an area, hotels in an island, hotels in a region, hotels in a country, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels in a continent and hotels in the world. 9% of the net revenues of each month will be donated randomly to charity organisations or non-profit organisations in Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania, in order to feed people. It’s value would be significantly higher if we sold it in paper format.

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