Books and publications about Naxos

 

Graf, Dieter: Wandern auf Naxos
112 Seiten, 2. Edition 2010,  Graf Editions, Munich, Germany, ISBN 978-3-9808802-8-2

25 Wanderungen auf Naxos
mit Detailkarten, GPS Daten, Fotos und speziellen Infos zu Landschaft, Fauna, Flora, Klima, Geologie und Geschichte

http://www.graf-editions.de

Scharlau, Astrid: Zwei Türen hat das Leben
311 Seiten, 1. Auflage 2009, Books on Demand, Norderstedt, Germany, ISBN 978-3-8391-1930-3

Eine sehr persönliche Lebensbeschreibung von Dimitris Mandilaras aus Koronos in Naxos verbunden mit geschichtlichen und volkskundlichen Ergänzungen zur Entwicklung und zum Leben in Naxos.

Für alle interessant, die sich weitergehend mit Hintergrundinformation zu dieser Insel befassen möchten.

only in German
siehe auch: www.azalas.de/

Ucke, C., Graf, D.: Walking the Greek Islands, Naxos and the Small Cyclades
144 pages, 1. Edition 2003,  Graf Editions, Munich, Germany, ISBN 3-9803130-7-7

This book describes thirty walking trails.
With detailed maps, GPS data and route photos of outstanding points for better orientation.
And lots of interesting facts worth knowing about the islands of Dionysos.

This book exists also in German! "Wandern auf den griechischen Inseln: Naxos und die kleinen Kykladen" ISBN 3-9803130-6-9
http://www.graf-editions.de

Monastery of Timios Stavros, Bazeos castle, Naxos, 2002 

A detailed description of the Bazeos castle (monastery of Timios Stavros)

with many sketches and photographs

text in English and Greek!  

the booklet is available in Naxos in the ZOOM-shop

Municipality of Drimalia, Naxos, 33 pages, 1. Edition autumn 2001, 
ISBN 960-87004-1-8

A - walking - guide about the central area of Naxos. 

Detailed description of walking routes with additional information about geology, climate, vegetation, fauna, byzantine monuments, architecture, life in villages etc.

with a detailed map (scale about 1:10000)

This book exists in English and Greek!  

Yiannis S. Veronis: The traditional olive-press of Damalas
Published by the Council of Damalas/Naxos, 2001, 52 pages
ISBN 960-86984-0-5

Detailed description of the restored olive-press in Damalas.

 

This book exists in English and Greek!  

Schönrock/Fohrer: Naxos, 264 pages, 5. Edition 2012, 
Michael Müller Verlag, Erlangen, Germany, 978-3-89953-467-2

The completest tourist guide about Naxos. 
Current information about hotels, pensions, camping-sites, restaurants, tavernas, discos, traffic, beaches, walking routes with maps, all important touristic highlights of the island.

This book exists only in German!

more information (in German) under the URL: http://www.michael-mueller-verlag.de
 

Graf, D.: Walking the Aegean Islands, 208 pages, 1. Edition 1999, 
Graf Editions, Munich, Germany, ISBN 3-9803130-5-0

A walking guide about the Aegean Islands. 
This book describes the most beautiful hiking trails on the Agean Islands (Naxos 6 trails). It includes detailed maps and route photos for ease of orientation as well as all sorts fo useful knowledge about the "Islands of Light"

This book exists also in German! "Wandern auf den Kykladen" ISBN 3-9803130-4-2
 

Ucke, C.: Walking Tours on Naxos, 213 pages, 1988, Christoph & Michael Hofbauer Verlag, Munich, Germany, ISBN 3-923666-09-8
Sixteen selected wander routes through Naxos are described in detail. Maps, sketches and photographs are included.
General articles give information concerning the history, mythology, castles and pirgi from the Middle Ages, geology, climate, flora, fauna.

This book exists also in German: Wanderungen auf Naxos, ISBN 3-923666-05-5
both editions (English and German) are out of print (Dec. 2002)

 

Ucke, C. (Ed.): Naxos - Old Travel Descriptions, 125 pages, 1. Edition 1985, Christoph & Michael Hofbauer Verlag, Munich, Germany, ISBN 3-923666-06-3

Enjoy old travel descriptions about Naxos from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. The reproduction of many old engravings and some new photographs supplements the entertaining and informative lecture.

This book exists also in German: Alte Reisebeschreibungen von Naxos, ISBN 3-923666-10-1
In German it contains other travel descriptions and additionnally a romantic love story
222 pages, 1. Edition 1989

both books are available also directly in Naxos in the ZOOM-shop

    Leismüller, J.:  KUKLWY - Der Zyklop, 174 pages,  Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur, München, Germany, ISBN 3-426-61112-0

griechisch-naxiotische und Münchener Erlebnisse und Beschreibungen beim Aufbau eines Ruinenhauses auf Naxos 
im April 1999 erschienen!
 

    Hoffmann, J.: Naxos-Alfabet - Kykladische Monologe, 166 pages,  Victoria Verlag Keitum/Sylt, Germany, no ISBN

anregende und einfühlsame Beschreibungen von erlebten Situationen auf Naxos.
wenig bekanntes Buch, daß sich gut als Reiselektüre für Naxos eignet
 

Scharlau, W.: I megali istoria - die große Geschichte, 382 Seiten, Selbst-Verlag, Germany, 1999, ISBN 3-00-006367-6
DM 25.- + Versandgebühr

ein Buch zum Träumen, Nachdenken, Mitfühlen und sogar zum Lernen. Naxos spielt eine zentrale Rolle darin

only in German!
erhältlich beim Verfasser, Ignatiusstr. 35, 48329 Havixbeck, Germany bzw. per e-mail: scharla@math.uni-muenster.de

Zaphiropoulou, Ph.: Naxos - Monuments and Museum, 80 pages, Kirene Editions, Athens, no ISBN

good but very short descriptions of the temples, ancient city, kouri in Naxos.More extensive descriptions of objects in the local museums of Naxos.

This book exists also in German (and other languages)

The books are available directly in Naxos in the bookshops and in the museum

   Kouroupaki, K. et al.: Naxos - Traditional Greek Architecture, 40 pages, Edition Melissa, Athens, no ISBN

very good description of traditional Greek architecture on the Island of Naxos. Contains many detailed photographs.

This book exists also in German and Greek

The books are available directly in Naxos in the bookshops
 

Chatzidakis, M. et al.: Naxos - Byzantine Art in Greece, 104 pages, Edition Melissa, Athens, 1989, no ISBN

excellent description of wallpaintings in byzantine churches in Naxos. Contains many detailed photographs.

This book exists in English and Greek

The books are available directly in Naxos in the bookshops

The church of Panagia Drossiani, 40 pages, Athens 1996

detailed description (in Greek and English) and many photographs of the frescoes of the oldest church in Naxos

The booklet is obtainable in the church itself

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