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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

How the Greek War of Independence Inspired Philhellenes Around the World

The Greek War of Independence erupted into the the early nineteenth century as Europe was being shaken to its roots by riots in many nations.

Greek War of Independence Began in the 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.

Greeks Revolted More than 100 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

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.

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.

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.