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.
Before the breakout of the War of Independence, Alexandros Ypsilantis decided that the first blow against the Ottomans should be outside Greece
The Filiki Eteria (Society of Friends) Museum in Odessa, Ukraine is a beacon of Hellenism, housed as it is in the place where the Greek revolution of 1821 was conceived and planned. It is housed in the former Kresnij Pereulok...
Filiki Eteria (Φιλική Εταιρία) -- or the Society of Friends -- played a crucial role in the uprising which led to Greece's War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire on March 25, 1821. In the beginning of the 19th century...