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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.

The Friendship Between Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais

Philologist Adamantios Korais and Thomas Jefferson exchanged important correspondence during the Greek War of Independence.

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of the Peloponnese in Greece

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 Liberation Of Tripolitsa in The Greek War of Independence

The siege of Tripolitsa, Greece (today's city of Tripolis) was a pivotal moment in the Greek War of Independence and it remains a point of contention between Greeks and Turks, as reflected in the way it is portrayed by...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Comes to Life on Public Buildings

The 1821 Greek Revolution came alive throughout the country on Saturday via the projection mapping technique for the 200-year anniversary

Couple Revives Greek War of Independence on Wedding Day

A couple from central Greece's Trikala region decided recently to celebrate in the most special way the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on the most important day of their lives: their wedding.

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

The Heroic Battle of Gravia: When 120 Greeks Defeated the Ottoman Army

On May 8, 1821, a defining battle in the Greek War of Independence took place at Gravia, a village in the northeastern part of Phocis.

Diaspora Sends Hundreds of Proposals to Mark Greece’s Bicentennial

The Greek Diaspora has sent hundreds of proposals for actions and events marking Greece's bicentennial, "Greece 2021"

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