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Piraeus Bank Sponsors Program for 200th Anniversary of Greek War of Independence

An agreement to promote Piraeus Bank's Anniversary Action Program to diaspora Greeks and Greeks living abroad for the national celebration of the 200th Anniversary...
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Martyrs for the Greek Language: How the Orthodox Church Saved Greek During Ottoman Rule

The reason that the Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule is mainly due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Began in Fierce Mountain Stronghold of Mani

The Greek uprising against oppressive Ottoman rule did not actually start in Kalavryta on March 25th, 1821 - as is often believed. Although that date...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of Greece’s Arcadia Region

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in the Peloponnesian district of Arcadia, southern Greece, just three hours by automobile from Athens. The picturesque...

Today’s Google Doodle Honors the Greek Revolution

Google is honoring the nation of Greece today by today by dedicating its doodle to the March 25 anniversary of the Greek revolution against the...

How the Greek Revolution Inspired Philhellenism Around the World

The 1821 Greek Revolution erupted into the world of the early nineteenth century as Europe was being shaken to its roots by riots in...

Theodoros Kolokotronis: Ultimate Symbol of the Greek Revolution

Theodoros Kolokotronis, who lived from April 3, 1770 to Feb. 4, 1843, is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which...

The Great Fighters of Greece’s War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence of 1821 is the stuff of legend, as the outnumbered, poorly armed Greeks fought against an entire empire with...

Greek Filmmaker to Shoot Independence Epic in Amfissa

The Delphi region -- home to some of Greece's most outstanding archeological sites -- will play host to a new movie about the country's...

The Heroines of the Greek War of Independence

The role that Greek women played in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire is not to be overlooked, as they helped shape...
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This Greek Independence Video Reenactment Will Give You Chills

Kalamata was the first city to be liberated as the Greeks rose in the Greek War of Independence. On 23 March 1821, it was...

PM Tsipras on Independence Day: ‘Next Page of Our History Belongs to a New...

The Greek revolution of 1821 was the result of European and Greek Enlightenment and a carrier of modern values of freedom with social justice,...

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