Gyros pita, now becoming popular in some U.S. cities, is made from a leg of lamb turning on a barbecue spit, thinly sliced, served in pita bread.
To try a variety of cheap wines travel six miles west of Athens to Dapni. Here an annual wine festival lasts from mid-July to mid-September. The price of admission entitles visitors to all of the wine they want. The wine is rough and so are some of the crowd after they’ve sampled everything in sight.
1662 The General Assembly begins to define the legal status of Greece Subway Map Virginia’s African slaves, who are steadily growing in number though nothing like the population explosion Greece Subway Map of the eighteenth century. 16751676 Nathaniel Bacon leads a revolt against Berkeley’s government. Bacon incidentally, a second cousin of Berkeley is an extraordinarily wealthy recent arrival in the Chesapeake. His plantations and those of his neighbors, near present-day Richmond, are the scene of hostilities between planters and a group of Doeg Indians, pressured by the expansion of English plantations.
Bacon and his followers are upset by what they perceive to be Berkeley’s lax Indian policies, which they believe favor his friends in the fur trade and do not provide enough money for defense. Bacon and his followers retaliate against the Doeg who are responding to a corrupt deal with a local planter but they also kill fourteen Susquehannocks, a linguistically Iroquoian people who had been at peace with the Virginia colony for decades. The Susquehannock attack Virginia in the winter of 16751676, and kill thirty-six colonists. Western Virginians in turn attack some reservations of the Appomattox and Pamunkeys. Nathaniel Bacon rises to the fore of a movement that calls for the destruction of the region’s native peoples. Berkeley refuses Bacon a commission for this purpose, but Bacon goes ahead anyway.
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