Greek Traditional Costumes
from all Regions of Hellas
Greek costumes for women,KARAGUNA WOMAN the costume consists of :
waistcoat - sagias, long vest, shirt, skirt, apron, brassards, head scarf
buckle & tsarouchia are sold separately
from region Thessaly more similar costumes KARAGUNA WOMAN, all handmade in Greece by Stamco, high quality garments
Map of Thessaly
H total area is 14,036 km2, representing about 11% of the total area of the Greek territory. It borders the regions of West and Central Macedonia, with the southern region of Central Greece, west to the region of Epirus, while the East coast of the Aegean Sea. The soil in the form, it is 50% mountainous-hilly and 50% flat and its boundaries include the plain of Thessaly, the largest plain and granary of Greek territory, which flows through the east-west axis of the river Peneus, the third largest river in the country. In mountainous areas are included Olympus, the southern part of the Pindos mountain range, northern Agrafa, Ossa, Pelion and Othrys. Of particular importance geostrategic and economic project in the region of Thessaly is the artificial lake Tavropos, created after occlusion Tavropos riverbed, a tributary of the river. The subsoil of the region of Thessaly has mineral wealth, mainly chromite, sulfide ores, asbestos, ilmenite and lignite deposits. Administrative capital of Thessaly, Larissa is.
The ancient Thessaly
Thessaly in ancient times occupied an area from Olympus to Iti and Maliakos bay. It was divided into a number of tribal government. The strongest of these, the Thessaliotida the Pelasgiotida the Estiaiotidas and Fthiotida formed one commonwealth, known as the Thessalian. The head of the Commonwealth and called bellwether chosen among four rulers of Thessaly states. The Thessalians dominated also in neighboring states Peraivos north of Ainianos and Mali to the south and east of the magnets. The Thessalians were involved in the first holy war that was triggered by the control of Delphi for a short time (about 20 years) dominated over the Phocians. The Thessalians during the Persian wars, allied with the Persians. After the defeat of the Persians became allies of the Athenians attitude lasted until the Peloponnesian War. Thessaly gained power when he became the bellwether tyrant of Pherae Jason. This period was short and the next year, Thessaly was conquered by the Macedonians of Philip. Important cities of ancient Thessaly, Larissa was, the bear, Arni, the Pagases Fthiotides Thebes, the Farkadona the Farsala, Krannon The Triki etc.  Byzantine-Frankish
During this time sent by the Byzantine Empire nobles, called head to govern the area. Since those times starts splitting the Thessalian land into large manors under the command of powerful families. During the Frankish stood the house Kefalas industry known family. The members of this house for centuries ruled the area along with other notables.
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