The territories referred to in the “List of Ships” of Iliad’s Rhapsody B΄ on the contemporary islands of Kefalonia and Ithaka.
AIGILIPA and KROKYLEIA, based on Nikos Livadas Toumasatos’ theory.
SAMI, based on most of Kefalonia’s and Lefkada’s theories and the local name “Samiko” on Ithaka’s St Athanasios.
TAFIOI is based on local names preserved from the antiquity.
ITHAKA based on all theories of Western Kefalonia. (Livieratos, Volteras, LIvadas, Gilles Le Noan, Kampanis, Bittlestone, Lykoydis).
DOULIHIO. Based on the inclusion of Southern Kefalonia as described in my extension of Nikos Livadas Toumasatos’s theories.
METROPOLITAN DOULIHIO in our research based on ideas and publications on AIHMI by Rodi de Fuca.
HELEIAS’ EPEIOI as well as the whole of...
METROPOLITAN DOULIHIO’S expansion into Central Ionion. (Lefkada, Akarnania, Ehinades, Kefalonia).
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THE SIXTEEN INDISPUTABLE ARGUMENTS / POINTS IN ILIAD AND ODYSSEY LEADING TO THE SOLUTION: HOMERIC ITHACA IS CEPHALONIA’S PALIKI
1. Ithaca as described in Odyssey is in the central Ionian sea. Consequently, Odysseus’s people led by him in the Trojan Wars were Cephalonians.
«…And Odysseus led the great-souled Cephallenians…»
«…Who occupated Nericus, the well built citadel on the shore
of the mainland, when I was lord of the Cephallonians,…»
THE GRANDEUR OF CEPHALONIANS AND THE HOMERIC ITHACA doesn’t fit in any other island apart from Cephalonia, HOMER’S ITHAKA
2. In front of Homer’s Ithaca is Mt Nerito (contemporary Ainos), a large mountain so impressive that Homer described it with grandiose adjectives such as einosiphyllon (having trees with quivering leaves)
Around it apart from Ithaca, were Sami (contemporary Thiaki), Doulihion and Zakynthos.
«…But I dwell in clear-seen Ithaca, wherein is a mountain
Neriton, covered with waving forests, conspicuous from afar;
and round it lie many isles hard by one another,
Dulichium, and Same, and wooded Zacynthus….»