Continental Greece (Greek: Στερεά Ελλάδα - Stereá Elláda, earlier Χέρσος Ελλάς - Chérsos Ellás) or Central Greece (Greek: Κεντρική Ελλάδα - Kentrikí Elláda), colloquially known as Roúmeli (Ρούμελη), is a geographical region of Greece. Its territory is divided into the administrative regions of Central Greece, Attica, and part of West Greece (Aetolia-Acarnania). Although Attica is part of the geographical region of Central Greece, it has recently been considered a separate region in itself.
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“But when the self speaks to the self, who is speaking?the entombed soul, the spirit driven in, in, in to the central catacomb; the self that took the veil and left the worlda coward perhaps, yet somehow beautiful, as it flits with its lantern restlessly up and down the dark corridors.”
—Virginia Woolf (18821941)
“All that grave weight of America
Cancelled! Like Greece and Rome.
The future in ruins!”
—Louis Simpson (b. 1923)