Presentation of 2nd Lyceum of KOS

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Presentation of 2nd Lyceum of KOS for the Comenius Project "Through small steps to GIANT LEAPS - my contribution to a united Europe"

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2nd Lyceum of Kos Kos Greece :

2 nd Lyceum of Kos Kos Greece

Greece – Dodecanese - Kos:

Greece – Dodecanese - Kos KOS or COS is a Greek island located in the south-eastern Aegean Sea It belongs to the Dodecanese Islands

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The Dodecanese (literally 'twelve islands') are a group of 12 larger plus 150 smaller islands of which 26 are inhabited. Kos is the third largest island in the Dodecanese complex

Kos:

Kos From the prehistoric times Kos was an important channel of the sea ways that started from the Black Sea and along the shoreline of Asia Minor and the islands of Aegean and reached North Africa.

Attractions:

Attractions Sandy beaches and rich history are the two major attractions of Kos, along with vivid nightlife. The various charms and beauties of the Greek Island are not visible at the first sight but, after a while, the picturesque villages and the fine beaches amaze all visitors. T he beaches of Kos are some of the most beautiful in the Dodecanese islands. The great majority of the beaches are sandy with crystalline blue waters. The picturesque landscape makes it even more appealing.

Villages of Kos::

Villages of Kos: Asfendiou, Ammaniou, Antimahia, Kardamena, Kefalos, Marmari, Mastihari, Pyli and Tingaki.

Marina of Kos:

Marina of Kos The Marina of Kos Island officially opened on the 15th of May 2001.

History:

History In the mythology, the island was visited by Hercules. The island was originally colonised by the Carians. A contingent from Kos participated in the War of Troy. The Dorians invaded it in the 11th century BC, establishing a Dorian colony. In the Hellenistic age, Kos attained the zenith of its prosperity. Its alliance was valued by the kings of Egypt, who used it as a naval outpost to oversee the Aegean.

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Among its most famous sons were the painter Apelles, the poet Philitas and the father of medicine, Hippocrates, who was born on the island around 460 B.C. and founded the Great School of Medicine of Kos.

Hippocrates of Cos:

Hippocrates of Cos (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC) was an ancient Greek physician of Classical Greece, and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the father of western medicine in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field. His school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline and a profession. Hippocratic Oath.

Ancient Temple of Asklipion :

Ancient Temple of Asklipion Asklepios was the ancient Greek God of Healing and was worshiped in temples all over Greece. Much like hospitals are in population centers today, temples to Asklepios existed then. Many springs and has a healthy, well watered and fertile aspect. The ruins consist of three terraces.

2nd Lyceum of Kos:

2nd Lyceum of Kos The 2nd Lyceum of Kos is a state school with 350 students and 35 teachers that is situated in the border island of Kos. Our school possesses library, ICT lab, physics and chemistry labs, gym etc. and has adopted initiatives that have to do with teaching such as cross-curricular approaches. It is a Secondary Education School in a suburban island area with a growing, mixed-community population.

2nd Lyceum of Kos:

2nd Lyceum of Kos The 2nd Lyceum of Kos is a state school with 350 students and 35 teachers that is situated in the border island of Kos.

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Our school possesses library, ICT lab, physics and chemistry labs, gym etc. and has adopted initiatives that have to do with teaching such as cross-curricular approaches.

Students:

Students The students of our school come from different social backgrounds. Some are immigrants from countries of East Europe. We have students with different religions, most of our students are Christian but we also have a minority of Muslim students (app. 8%).

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Our website is working only in Greek, but we will introduce english pages as well. (http://2lyk-ko.dod.sch.gr/ ) You can see where the school is situated here: http://2lyk-ko.dod.sch.gr/portal/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=130&Itemid=94

Links:

Links http://www.kosinfo.gr/ http://www.travelstyle.gr/portal/gr/galleries.php?action=view&id=110#3

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