To set a course from Bodrum to Patmos was engaging in an acient tradition. The Agean, a sea of lore or gods and philosophers. A place synonymous with epic Greek culture. The sea that stood between the Greeks and the Trojans, the sea that carried Aeneas on an adventure that would seed the Latin culture and give rise to the Roman Empire. The Cyclades Islands, served as the Greek’s forward naval position with their main base in Davos. This great circle of islands has always held strategic significance serving the Venetian empire by ensuring security of their ports and waterways as goods came in from the Silk Roads of the 13th and 14th centuries. The days of Marco Polo, the Kahn dynasty and the great city of Constantinople that would fall in the 15th century giving rise to the great Ottoman Empire.
Words By: teamnogal