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

Files

Konitsa Pass Monument Front.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Architect.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Dedication.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Inscription 1.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Inscription 2.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument LS.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Side.jpg
Konitsa Pass Monument Sponsor.JPG
Konitsa Pass Monument Wreath.JPG

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 April 21, 2024, https://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/26.

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