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The Battle of Valtetsi Determined Course of 1821 Greek Revolution

The Battle of Valtetsi was the first major victory of the 1821 Greek Revolution and determined the course of the War of Independence

Greek Warriors Liberate Kalamata on March 23, 1821

The Greek War of Independence started a few days earlier than the official declaration with the liberation of Kalamata on March 23, 1821

Greek Folk Songs from the 1821 Revolution

Greek folk songs of the 1821 Revolution not only told stories of brave revolutionaries, but also served as historical texts and diffusors of tradition

Was 1821 a Greek Revolution or a War of Independence?

The Greek War of Independence was the subject of an online lecture co-hosted by the Consulate General of Greece in Boston and College Year in Athens.

The Greek Revolution of 1821: A Short Documentary

On March 25 1821, a few brave Greeks started a revolution against the mighty Ottoman Empire that ultimately resulted in the formation of the Greek state. The start of the Greek War of Independence was not the result of a...

Prince Charles: Today, As in 1821, Greece Can Count on Her Friends

Prince Charles, paid a touching tribute to the historic ties between the U.K., and Greece during a speech in Athens.

The Spartan Photographer Who Brings Greece 1821 Back to Life

Elias Pergantis is a photographer whose work created a spectacular result that revives the moments of the Greek War of Independence of 1821.

Heroes of the 1821 Revolution Adorn Athens’ National Garden

The open air exhibition in Athens titled 'History Has A Face' is already in progress in celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence

Greece 1821-2021 Committee Launches Its Logo

Head of the "Greece 2021" committee on the bicentennial of the declaration of the Greek War of Independence (1821) Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki presented the logo of the committee on Friday. The logo shows a ribbon forming the number '2' flowing through...

Greek Antiquities Meet 19th Century Art in Exhibition on 1821 Revolution

An exhibit juxtaposing Greek antiquities with 18th and 19th century works of art will open at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on February 11 as part of the events celebrating the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence...

Google Honors Greece and the 1821 War of Independence

Many Google users might be wondering why two weird-looking shoes appear above the search engine's logo on March 25th. The strange shoes are called tsarouchia (plural for tsarouchi) and they are the shoes worn with the traditional Greek costume, which...

The Great Powers Were Afraid of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The Great Powers of Europe are currently stressing over the shift in Greek negotiations or a possible Grexit that will have negative results for all parties involved. However, this is not the first time that Greece has been the reason...

Movies About the 1821 Greek War of Independence

On the 25th of March 1821 when Germanos III of Old Patras gave the speech about “Eleftheria I Thanatos” (Freedom or Death), the Greek Revolution against the Turkish occupation that held the country captive for 400 years began. The...

Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks. Some ladies got their hands just as dirty in the struggle for freedom, and also...

Area Linked to 1821 Proclaimed Historical

Following the positive and unanimous approval of the Greek Central Archaeological Council, which met the local community’s longstanding demand, the area in Arkadia has been proclaimed a historical site. The area known as Trikorfa, the three mountain peaks in...