Quote Originally Posted by Palavra View Post
I can't see how this would be etymologically possible, though.
I knew I was drawing a long bow - I thought "τα Βαλη" may have been derived from "βάλω" as in "βάλω εναντίον", that's all - and referred to the determined/committed ( Sfakians) - τω Σφακιω τα Βαλη.. the determined/committed from Sfakia.