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The inhabitants of Skyros still hold on to their proud heritage. Their island sustained countless generations cultivating the soil and breeding endemic lifestock according to ancient traditions (cf. the article: Skyros - pastoral traditions).

The inherited style of their houses was strictly observed. It relates to the Cycladic Archipelago, but became indigenous. Settlements reflect the close coherence in this rural society; nighbourhoods still determine the community. ...weiterlesen "Skyros communal architecture"