Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia, the Peloponnese in southern Greece, just three hours by car from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see a fair...
The Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and taught the language.
Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality
The Battle of Valtetsi was the first major victory of the 1821 Greek Revolution and determined the course of the War of Independence
Rigas Feraios was a Greek revolutionary who fought in the mountains and worked as a writer, merchant, and revolutionary agitator in the wide Balkan Diaspora forming in the states neighboring the Ottoman Empire. He had done it all. Like so...
The Philhellenism Museum in Athens presents the evolution of philhellenism from the Renaissance to the present day with an emphasis on its contribution to the War of Independence. The Museum supports classical education and the evolution of humanity on the...
Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has issued a message addressed to Greek Australians and Hellenes around the world in honour of Greek Independence Day. Morrison drew back on last year’s bicentenary celebrations when Australia’s landmarks were lit in blue and...
Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.
Valtetsi, an isolated Peloponnesian village surrounded by mountains, was an ideal hiding place for rebels in the Greek War of Independence