Sérifos

The name “Sérifos” comes from the ancient Greek word “stérifos”, meaning means “sterile” (other connotations are “deprived”, “I do not have” conceptually leading to the meaning “infertile”). The ancient Greeks called the island like this because it was very dry. The first inhabitants of the island were the Aeolians from Thesalía in the 8th century…

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