Sep 6, 2015

Aegean Fleet

“The defensive and aggressive armament of the Aegean Fleet” is the title of the lecture that will be held today at 19.00 at the Bellonio Cultural Center at Fira.

The “Aegean Fleet”, as it was named by professor Spyridon Marinatos, is shown on one of the frescos that were excavated at the Prehistoric City of Akrotiri. Until recently the painting of the fresco “Fleet of the Aegean” was believed to have a peaceful and celebrating character. But, after further careful studies, it has been discovered that it also contains a martial character, as the defensive and aggressive weapons that are painted in a micrographic way, prove. Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology Tasos Varvarigos is the invited speaker. .