Konitsa Pass Monument

Title

Konitsa Pass Monument

Description

A monument dedicated to the fallen heroes of Greece stands at the high point of the pass between Kalpaki and the Aoos River Valley. The monument is a pillar of triangular shape, i.e. with three sides, two of which bear a poetic inscription. The top of the pillar is marked by a bronze cross and each side bears military insignia. The architect and sponsorship of the monument are noted. Flags flank the podium on which the monument stands. There is a view of the Aoos River Valley from the spot.
Ω ΓΝΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ\ ΤΕΚΝΑ ΨΥΧΑΙ ΠΟΥ\ ΕΠΕΣΑΤΕ ΕΙΣ ΤΟΝ\ ΑΓΩΝΑ ΑΝΔΡΕΙΩΣ\ ΤΑΓΜΑ ΕΚΛΕΚΤΩΝ\ ΗΡΩΩΝ ΚΑΥΧΗΜΑ ΝΕΟΝ. \ ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ ΚΑΛΒΟΣ ; O, genuine children of Greece, souls, you who fell in the struggle bravely, battalion of the chosen, new pride and joy of heroes. Andreas Kalvos.; ΑΣ ΜΗ ΒΡΕΞΗ ΠΟΤΕ\ ΤΟ ΣΥΝΝΕΦΟΝ ΚΑΙ\ Ο ΑΝΕΜΟΣ ΣΚΛΗΡΟΣ\ ΑΣ ΜΗ ΣΚΟΡΠΙΣΗ\ ΤΟ ΧΩΜΑ ΤΟ ΜΑΚΑΡΙΟΝ\ ΠΟΥ ΣΑΣ ΣΚΕΠΑΖΕΙ. ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ ΚΑΛΒΟΣ ; Let not a cloud wet nor a hard wind scatter this blessed earth which covers you. Andreas Kalvos.

Creator

Konstantinos D. Raptis architect|Dr. Konstantinos G. Stasinopoulos, distinguished member of the Lesche of L.O.K. sponsor

Rights

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Format

stone (rock)
stone-built

Identifier

epirus_konista_pass_monument

Coverage

Kalpaki-Konitsa road
39.967014
20.645420

Citation

Konstantinos D. Raptis architect|Dr. Konstantinos G. Stasinopoulos, distinguished member of the Lesche of L.O.K. sponsor, “Konitsa Pass Monument,” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed December 5, 2019, https://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/26.

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