Little evidence exists to clarify the situation at the beginning of the Greek-Italian war . The Italian army accused Greek militants of attacking border posts on the Albanian side, but these accusations were always denied.
Time report on the outbreak of war, 4 November 1940.
Traditionally, dowries have played an important part in Greek weddings. The dowry might include gold, silver, jewels, as well as embroidered linen and clothing. The dowry generally remained the property of the wife, although the husband would decide how it was used. Fathers, like Dr Iannis, who refused to provide a dowry, could be sued by their daughters.
St Gerasimos (1506-1579) is the patron saint of Cephallonia. He dwelt on the island for much of his life, including five years spent in a cave. His body is held at the monastery dedicated to him, and is said never to have decomposed.