Intrigued by this curious linguistic geographic cocktail, I have learned that Shqip is Albanian and Sfax is a city in Tunisia.  So Leigh Fermor is presenting us with Albanian-speaking Greeks living in Tunisia.

‘Shqip-speaking Atticans of Sfax’

Source: Patrick Leigh Fermor, Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese, introduction by Michael Gorra, New York: New York Review of Books, 2006 (1958), p. 13

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