National Geographic : 1915 May
Photos by H. G. Dwight GREEK TYPES OE THE ISLAND OF MARMORA "But the Turks have never succeeded in giving it a purely Turkish atmosphere. Greek it was from the beginning of time and Greek it remains in great part today. The language of the towns, the cultiva tion of the vineyards, the navigation of the sea, are after 500 years of subjection more Greek than Turkish" (see page 448). A VILLAGE STREET ON THE ISLAND OF MARMORA This island, the ancient Proconnesus, isalmost asolid mass of marble, ten miles long,and has for centuries been known for its quarries.