Home Authors Posts by Philip Chrysopoulos

Philip Chrysopoulos

40 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Alexandros Iolas: An Extraordinary Life of Fine Art — and Greek Tragedy

When Alexandros Iolas died in June 1987, Greece lost not only one of the world's greatest art collectors who was willing to donate his...

Kalavryta: The Bloodiest Nazi Massacre in Greece (video)

December 13, 1943 marks the date of the worst atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians...

The Greek Soldier Who Became an American Icon in WWII

The unlikely story of the life of Evangelos Klonis reads like a novel of adventure and heroism. It is the story of a Greek...

State of the Art Onassis Transplant Center to Become a New Landmark for Greece

Monday was a historic day for the nation of Greece with the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction for the long-awaited Onassis...

Giorgos Seferis: The First Greek Poet to Be Awarded the Nobel Prize

On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden. Seferis was the...

Can Greece Expect US Support in the Face of Turkish Expansionism?

Things didn't look promising for Greece in regard to Turkey's recent expansionist moves during NATO's 70th anniversary gathering of member state leaders this week...

How Did Saint Nicholas, Commemorated on December 6th, Become Santa Claus?

In Greece they call him Agios Vasilis (Saint Basil) -- but in the rest of the world he is the jolly, plump old man with...

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Haunts Greece 11 Years Later

December 6, 2019 marks the 11th anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas, an act that stands as...

The Greek Island Teacher who Goes to School by Dinghy

When 27-year-old Despina Anthoulaki applied last summer for the position of substitute teacher, she could not imagine that this year she would teach the...

New Project Will Form Archive of Greek-American Music (video)

The new "Greek Music in America Archives Project," funded by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2019-2020, will be the first-ever comprehensive and publicly-accessible...