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Humanities Senior Project: Mani and Me

Welcome to my Humanities Senior Project. This work not only reflects years of research and investigation, but also the influence the unique region of Mani has had on me over a lifetime. There are many elements to check out here and they will update often so don’t worry about taking it all in in one bite. Chew on it a while and, most importantly, ENJOY!

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Introduction to Mani and my Work

"Mani harbors an air of the remote, mysterious and absolutely untamable, a place where the gun and rock tower rule. Its place in Modern Greek history stands as the one Greek province never fully overtaken by the Ottoman Turks..."

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Mani's landscape (Audio)


Reflections: Mani and Me Blog

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Map of Mani

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Suggested Reading

  Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponesse

Patrick Leigh Fermor

  Mani and the Maniates

Dimos N. Mexis// Translated by John Antonakos

  The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry Miller

 The Last Word: Death, Divination, Gender in the Deep Mani

C. Nadia Seremetakis




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Peter Grigorakakis
B.A. Humanities
(May 22, 2010)

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Mani 2007: Adventures, Weddings and Olives

"My Home is Mani" (song)

Oral History



Bug Alert!

As both I and PSU are new to Mahara, there may be a few bugs on this page. Please click on this post and leave feedback about anything you notice. Your help is greatly appreciated.



Peter Grigorakakis
17 May 2010, 1:03 PM

Peter, great job!! This looks fantastic, I'm glad things worked out!

- Justin

Ellen Marie Murphy
25 May 2010, 10:25 PM

This is wonderful!  So nicely done!

Peter Grigorakakis
28 May 2010, 4:23 PM

Thank you all! I'm happy you are pleased. There is actually a lot that I want to update, but I'm going to take a step back from it for a while.

Thanks again for the support!

03 February 2011, 8:47 AM