Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia on 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...
The Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and taught the language.
The Battle of Valtetsi was the first major victory of the 1821 Greek Revolution and determined the course of the War of Independence
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.
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...
Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality
The Greek War of Independence that begun in 1821 is full of memorable events, most of them bloody battles and heroic feats.
Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.