Search

Sources

Sources
Stone Carving of Crete, Gavalochori. Luka Tica, Foundation for Gavalochori

The two major sources for this website were two books written about Gavalochori that provided much key historical and contextual information:

  • Fronimakis, Vasileios. The Traditional Village of Gavalochori, an unpublished manuscript written in 1969 and loaned to us by his niece, Anastasia Fronimaki.
  • Vorinaki, Emmanuel. Gavalochori – Apokoronas: Its Identity. M. Manioudakis E.P.E, 2000. 

The other sources that provided information for the website were:

  • Aretakis, Christos. Chania: Agrotourism and Alternative Tourism. Translated by Sandra Rosmaraki and Eleni Bouchli. Prefectural Administration of Chania, 2008.
  • Barveri, Maria, and Alexis Kouvaritakis. Chania Guide. Zampeliou & Moshon, 2017.
  • “Becoming an Orthodox.” Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church. Accessed August 16, 2022. Read more >
  • Blasaki, Maria-Andreadaki. The County of Khania Through Its Monuments from the Prehistoric Period to Roman Times. Ministry of Culture, Archaeological Receipts Fund, 1997.
  • Cameron, Pat. Blue Guide: Crete. 7th ed., A & C Black, 2003.
  • Despotakis, Manolis. Memories and Merry: True Stories from My Homeland Area. Cited in Kostopoulou, Stella, Dimitrios Kyriakou, Sevasti Malisiova, Evina Sofianou, Anastasia Toufengopoulou, and Valia Xanthopoulou-Tsitsoni. The Western Silk Road in Greece. Laboratory of Applied Economics and Development, Department of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2016, pp. 172-73. Read more >
  • Dimopoulos, Johanna. “Building Blocks: Paximadia, the Ancient Wonder Bread.” Culinary Backstreets, 6 April 2020. Read more >
  • Dubin, Mark, and Frank Kydoniefs. Buying a Property: Greece. Cadogan, 2004.
  • Facaros, Dana, and Michael Pauls. Crete. Cadogan, 2010.
  • Gasparis, Charalambos. “Byzantine Families in Venetian Context: The Gavalas and Ialinas Family in Venetian Crete (XIIIth-XIVth Centuries).” Byzantina Symmeikta, vol. 29, 2019, pp. 1-132. Read more >
  • Genova, Amy Michelle. Strategies of Resistance: Cretan Archaeology and Political Networks During the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries. 2019. University of Chicago, PhD dissertation. Read more >   
  • Gay, Jennifer. Greece: Garden of the Gods. Athens: Athens News, 2004.
  • “Greece’s Debt: 1974-2018.” Council on Foreign Relations, 2022. Read more >
  • Greenhill, Cora. “Alonia, The Threshing Circles of Crete.” Explore Crete: The Travel Guide for Real Crete. Accessed 17 July 2022. Read more >
  • Halstead, Paul, and Glynis Jones. “Agrarian Ecology in the Greek Islands: Time Stress, Scale and Risk.” Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. 109, 1989, pp. 41-55. Read more >
  • Harris-Papaioannou, Stacey. “Why Greeks Break Plates: The History Behind the Custom.” Greekreporter.com, 28 August 2021. Read more >
  • Higuera, Valencia, and Kelly Kennedy. “What Are the Possible Benefits of Lavender? The Must-Know Facts About the Therapeutic Plant.” Everyday Health, 6 July 2019. Read more >
  • “How to Eat and Make Cretan Rusks (Dakos).” Mediterranean Living. Accessed 20 July 2022. Read more >
  • Kalogeraki, Stella. Chania: The City & the Prefecture. Translated by Julia Cralli. Mediterraneo, 2003.
  • Kalogeraki, Stella, and Vangelis Papiomytoglou. Crete.  Rethymno, Crete: Mediterraneo, n.d.
  • “Keeping Our History Alive: Traditional Olive Oil Making in Lesvos.” Mía Elía. Accessed 17 July 2022. Read more >
  • Kennerly, Rebecca M. “Getting Messy: In the Field and at the Crossroads with Roadside Shrines.” Text and Performance Quarterly, vol. 22, no. 4, 2002, pp. 229-60.
  • Kostopoulou, Stella, Dimitrios Kyriakou, Sevasti Malisiova, Evina Sofianou, Anastasia Toufengopoulou, and Valia Xanthopoulou-Tsitsoni. The Western Silk Road in Greece. Laboratory of Applied Economics and Development, Department of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2016. Read more >
  • Koustouraki-Koukoulari, Christina. Kopaneli: Cretan Handmade Lace. N. p., n. d
  • Latymer, Hugo and Niccolo Grassi. The Mediterranean Gardener. Frances Lincoln in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2001.
  • Lower, Jenny. “Why the Evil Eye is Trending in Greece.” USA Today, 2022. Read more >
  • Maltezou, Chryssa A. “Byzantine Legends in Venetian Crete.” Bosphorus: Essays in Honour of Cyril Mango, edited by Stefanos Efthymiadis, Claudia Rapp, and Dimitris Tsougarakis, Adolf M. Hakkert, 1995, 233-42.
  • Mandi, Sofia-Rafailia, and Androulla Agapiou. Γαβαλοχώρι Χανίων: Zητήματa Προστασίας ενός Πaρaδοσιακού Συνόλou (Gavalochori of Chania: Issues of Protection of a Traditional Community). Technical University of Crete, 2020.
  • “Mantinades: All About the Famous Rhyming Couplet of Crete.” Rental Center Crete, 12 January 2022. Read more >
  • Mathewes-Green, Frederica. “12 Things I Wish I’d Known.” An Ancient Faith Blog. Accessed 21 July 2022. Read more >
  • Palioudakis, Carol. Living in Crete: A Guide to Living, Working, Retiring & Buying Property in Crete. Carol Palioudakis, 2007.
  • Patowary, Kaushik. “The Roadside Shrines of Greece.” Amusing Planet, March 4, 2019. Read more >
  • “Paximadi: All you Need to Know about the Cretan Rusk.” Creta Maris AuthenticXperience, 16 March 2020. Read more >
  • Prokos, Hayley, Nena Dimitriou, and Pavlos Zafiropoulos. “Greek Fish Translated: A Guide to Greece’s Seafood.” Greece Is: Travel, Culture, Gastronomy & More, 5 November 2018. Read more >
  • Samatas, Yannis. “Mantinades in Crete.” Explore Crete: The Travel Guide for Real Crete/Aerakis Seistron Music. Accessed 5 September 2022. Read more >
  • Santorinaiou, Kiki, and Nora Dramitinou-Anastasoglou. Crete: A Tour of All the Towns and Villages. Toubi’s, 2000.
  • Schoeters, Annelies. “European Road Safety Observatory: National Road Safety Profile—Greece.” Brussels, Belgium: Directorate General for Transport, European Commission, 2023. Read more >
  • Schulte-Peevers, Andrea, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan, and Kevin Raub. Crete. 7th ed., Lonely Planet, 2020.
  • Simon, Eric. Brighten Up Your Life with Bougainvillea. Bougainvillea Growers International, n.d.
  • Simon, Jos. Frommer’s Crete Day by Day. Wiley, 2010.
  • Stecher, Angelika, Brigitte Westerkamp, and Thomas Lamm. Apokoronas: Regional Holiday Guide. Local Explorer, 2008.
  • Tani, Maria Letizia and Andrea Innocenti. The Flowers of Greece (English edition). Casa Editrice Bonechi, 2002.
  • “The Evil Eye in Greece . . . and How to Protect Yourself!” Real Greece Experiences, 13 December 2021. Read more >
  • “Through the Good Times and the Bad, Greeks Keep on Smashing Plates.” The Press Project, 20 December 2013. Read more >
  • Tsougarakis, Dimitris. Byzantine Crete: From the 5th Century to the Venetian Conquest. S. D. Basilopoulos, 1988.
  • Tsolakidou, Stella. “The History and How to of Komboloi, or ‘Greek Worry Beads.’” Greek Reporter, 25 December 2021. Read more >
  • Vasilakis, Adonis S. The Great Inscription of the Law Code of Gortyn. MYSTIS, [2004].
  • White Pearl Family. “The Story Behind the Evil Eye in Greece.” Footsteps to Santorini, 20 March 2021. Read more >
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. View more
Cookies settings
Accept
Decline
Privacy & Cookie policy
Privacy & Cookies policy
Cookie name Active
  1. Information Collected and Its Uses: When you participate in this site, we may collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address. We may send you emails about our site and related information about the village of Gavalochori. We may also use your email to survey you about your usage or to collect your opinion.
  2. Obtaining Consent: When you provide us with personal information, you imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
  3. Withdrawing Consent: After you opt in, if you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you or for the continued collection, use, or disclosure of your information at any time by contacting us at AnthonyRadich45@gmail.com or mailing us at: 1788 Glencoe Street, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA.
  4. Disclosure: We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms & Conditions. [INSERT LINK to Terms & Conditions].
  5. Location of Data: Your data are stored through the data-storage system of the Foss-Radich Foundation for Gavalochori. Data are stored on a secure server behind a firewall.
  6. Payment Process: If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third-party payment processor. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data are stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit-card information by our site.
  7. Third Party Services: In general, the third-party providers we use will only collect, use, and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment-transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. Certain providers may be located in or have facilities in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. Once you leave our Website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our Website’s Terms & Conditions.
  8. Links: When you click on links on our Website, they may direct you away from the site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
  9. Security: To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit-card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
  10. Cookies: We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies—information that our Website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our Website. Cookies may also be used to customize our Website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.
    • We use cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience.
    • We use cookies to attribute visits to our Website to third-party sources and to serve targeted ads from Google, Facebook, Instagram, and other third-party vendors.
    • Our third-party advertisers use cookies to track your prior visits to our Website and elsewhere on the internet in order to serve you targeted ads. For more information about targeted or behavioral advertising, please visit: https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising.
    • Opting out: You can opt out of targeted ads served via specific third-party vendors by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Opt-Out page.
    • We may also use automated tracking methods on our Website, in communications with you, and in our products and services to measure performance and engagement.
    • Please note that because there is no consistent industry understanding of how to respond to “Do Not Track” signals, we do not alter our data collection and usage practices when we detect such a signal from your browser.
  11. Web-Analysis Tools: We may use web-analysis tools that are built into the Website to measure and collect anonymous session information.
  12. Age of Consent:  You may not use this Website if you are a minor (defined as those who are younger than 18 years of age).
  13. Changes to this Privacy Policy: We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the Website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated so that you are aware of the nature of the information we collect; how we use it; and the circumstances, if any, under which we will use and/or disclose it. If our site is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide information to you.
  14. Questions and Contact Information: If you would like to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we have about you; register a complaint; or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at AnthonyRadich45@gmail.com or by mail at 1788 Glencoe Street, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA.
Save settings
Cookies settings