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Grispos Villas Schinoussa Island - Onomasia


The name is found in Schinoussa documents Hozoviotissa monastery in Amorgos, the fifteenth century. On old nautical maps of the eighteenth century, there in the Navy museum in Hydra, the island is referred to as S.Quinoze. For the name of the island there are two versions. Some claim that because his name to lentisk bushy plant that grows throughout the island. The other scenario is that the island got its name from the Venetian nobleman Schinoza. However, before we find the island and the names Echinousa and Fauna.