Can you fly to Aegina?
There is no airport in Aegina. The closest one is Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, which receives both domestic and international flights all year round. Upon your arrival at the airport of Athens, you need to reach Piraeus port and embark on the ferry that transfers you to Aegina. >
What is the population of Aegina?
|• Municipality density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|• Population||8 924 (2011)|
Why did Jupiter take Aegina to an island?
AEGINA. Aeacus, a son of Zeus and Aegina, a daughter of the river-god Asopus. He was born in the island of Oenone or Oenopia, whither Aegina had been carried by Zeus to secure her from the anger of her parents, and whence this island was afterwards called Aegina.
What name was given to the ants who were sent by Jove to repopulate the island of Aegina after a plague?
Myrmidons. When the city of Aegina was depopulated by a plague sent by Hera in jealous reprisal for Zeus’s love of Aegina, the king Aeacus prayed to Zeus for the ants that were currently infesting an oak tree to morph into humans to repopulate his kingdom. Thus the myrmidons were created.
How did Achille die?
How does Achilles die? Achilles is killed by an arrow, shot by the Trojan prince Paris. In most versions of the story, the god Apollo is said to have guided the arrow into his vulnerable spot, his heel. In one version of the myth Achilles is scaling the walls of Troy and about to sack the city when he is shot.
What island is Achilles from?
What kind of Greek was Achilles?
Achilles, in Greek mythology, son of the mortal Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and the Nereid, or sea nymph, Thetis. Achilles was the bravest, handsomest, and greatest warrior of the army of Agamemnon in the Trojan War.