Castles and fortresses (1398 Subjects)
Port of Patras, 1861. On the right, the walls of the city fortress.
Port of Patras, 1861. On the right, the city fortress.
Tenedos island, 1863.
The ruins of Fort George, named after the King of Britain, at Vido, Corfu. As they left Corfu, shortly before the union of the Ionian islands and Greece, in 1864, the British destroyed all the fortifications they had built.
The blockade-runner “Arcadi”, symbol of the Cretan revolution, towed up the Dardanelles by Ottoman ships.
The castle of Mytilene, Lesbos, 1867.
Lefkada, after the devastating earthquake of 1869.
The Greek uprising in Thessaly, 1878. Town and fort of Domokos, at that moment a frontier town.
Siege of the village of Kissamos or Kasteli, Crete, during the Cretan Revolution of 1866-1869.
The castle of Souli (or castle of Kiafa).
The castle of Arta.
View of Bourtzi fortress at the port of Nafplion.
View of Nafplion with Palamidi fortress.
The Tower and Fort of Saint Nicholas at Mandraki, Rhodes.
Residents of the town of Chios watch as members of the French Navy set up tents for the population after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
The castle of Chios with the church of Saint Nicholas (at Molos) after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
Panoramic view of the castle and city of Chios.
Ruins at the castle of Chios after the devastating earthquake of 1881.
The western wall of the castle of Chios.
View of the Castle of Saint George (Castillo San Jorge), built on the remains of the “Castle of Triana” after Ferdinand III of Castile conquered Seville in 1248. On the right, the Golden Tower (Torre del Oro), built under the Almohad dynasty.
Imaginary depiction of the castle of Yedikule or Heptapyrgion (a prison in the Ottoman era), in Istanbul.
View of the town of Corfu. In the background, the Old and New Fortresses.
View of the town of Corfu. On the left, part of the Old Fortress. On the background, on the right, the New Fortress.
View of the town of Corfu. In the foreground the Venetian fortification. In the background the New Fortress.
View of the Acroceraunian mountains (Albania) from Corfu. In the background, the town of Corfu with the Old and New Fortresses.
Remains of a fortress, possibly Venetian, in the area of Buthrotum, Albania.