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Theodoros Kolokotronis: Ultimate Symbol of the Greek War of Independence

Theodoros Kolokotronis is undoubtedly the ultimate symbol of the Greek War of Independence, which took place from 1821 to 1830.

Greece to be Honored by Costa Rica on Shared Bicentennial

The nations of Greece and Costa Rica are both celebrating the bicentennial of their independence this year.

The Great Fighters of the Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire, which began in 1821, resembles the stuff of legend.

Greeks Revolted 123 Times Before the War of Independence

Greek revolt until the War of Independence started as early as 1481, with Greeks taking arms against the Ottomans 123 times until 1821

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.

Bouboulina’s Descendant On the Greek Heroine’s Timeless Legacy

Bouboulina's descendant recounts what makes his ancestor's legacy timeless beyond her decisive involvement in the Greek War of Independence.

How Orthodox Martyrs Saved the Greek Language Under Ottoman Rule

The Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and taught the language.

Sydney Opera House to Project Greek Flag for Greece’s Bicentennial

The NSW government said the Sydney Opera House will be bedecked in the Greek flag on March 25, the Bicentennial of the War of  Independence.

The 20 Heroic Events That Defined the Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence that begun in 1821 is full of memorable events, most of them bloody battles and heroic feats.

The 1821 Greek Revolution Began in the Fierce Mountain Stronghold of Mani

Mani was the place where the Greek uprising against Ottoman rule actually started and not in Kalavryta on March 25th, 1821 - as is often believed.