The Municipal Center for History possesses today a rich archive that consists of the Volos Municipality archive (1883-1982), 46 private archives concerning directly or indirectly the city and its greater area, archives of old industrial enterprises, as well as important material of building plans, maps, aerial photos, transparencies and photos.

The library of Volos's Municipal Center for History and Documentation started operating in 1992, its aim being the collection, administration, utilization and promotion of any kind or form of printed documents.

12th issue. Special: "Christian monuments "

Trough its 4th year of circulation En Volo continues its time-honored and substantiated approach in cultural, historical and physiognomical matters of the town and its surrounding area with a special on the Christian monuments of Magnesia.

In the pages of the special, edited by Maria Nanou, are presented the monument locations and monuments of the early-Christian era, churches and monasteries of the Byzantine, late-Byzantine, and of the Ottoman occupation periods, as well as architectural elements, temple-configuration, iconography, sculpture decorations, conservation efforts regarding these valuable monuments, while references to more recent town monuments are not absent.

In the other-than-the-special standard columns of the magazine the reader will find: in the Memento column a black and white travelogue in the churches and temples of Mount Pelion based on postcards from the collection of Stavros Mpatoudakis, in the Literature column a narrative by the Volos-born Magda Tsirogianni, and in the Personalities column, which is devoted to the towering intellectual figure of Citsos Makris, a section from his book "Wood-sculpture in Pelion".

Lastly, from the present issue the structure and mentality of the Agenda column changes, in an effort to make its material more up-to-date and to better present the most important and of wider interest events that took place in the scientific and cultural fields during the previous trimester.










 
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