Zakynthos (Zante) Island is almost triangular in shape, with two green mountainous promontories extending into the sea to form the huge bay of Laganas.
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|In the seaside of Zakynthos town stands proud and quite , for the last four centuries, the Mansion of the Roma family, closely related to the political and cultural history of the Island. It represents the only existing live heritage of a period which the catastrophic earthquake in 1953,followed by a terrific fire, signed the end of that era. The Roma Mansion is the only one which partly survived this disaster. Thanks to the big effort and cost .of Dionisis Romas and his wife Maria, the Mansion was partly rebuilt ( less one floor ,personnel quarters ,stables e.t.c ). ...|
|Porto Roma Beach|
|Zakynthos (Zante) came under the Roman power when the Consul, the Roman Senator Titus Flaminius, arrived in Greece. With the rhetoric power which characterised him, he demanded from the Aechean league the delivery of Zakynthos (Zante) to the Romans, with the argument that he had rights over it as a war prize. Zakynthos remained under Roman occupation ever after and made a strong resistance during the attack of General Archelaos in 87 BC. This attack occurred by the command of Mithridatis who had not given up his aims for the occupation of Greece, and despite his defeat in Ch...|