Orinoco River the Paddle Place in Ionian the Word Eretmos Means Oar & Oikos for Economy Greek & Carian Settlers


Many fled the quite populated Mediterranean region when the Ice Age ended, among them Ionians and Carians who sailed far to the west across the Atlantic ocean and up the Orinoco river which they named the oar place,, eretmos for oar in Greek and oikos for economy or household, the “place for paddles.”