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Aegina’s Folk Museum

15.10.2017 in Museums

The Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina Panayiotis Eriotis, the prominent scholar, archaeologist, folklorist and literature professor who was the Director of the School of Aegina from 1887 to 1925, was a notable influential figure of the island’s cultural and academic world. Today, his home “houses” the culture of his beloved island… The Eriotis family home, built by Panayiotis’ own father in 1828, was bequeathed to the Municipality of Aegina by his daughter Polymnia Erioti Thomakou to house the Historical & Folklore Museum. Another prominent local figure, Gogo Koulikourdes, a professor of History and a close friend to Polymnia, was…