Greece's Foreign Affairs Ministry welcomed the World Heritage Committee's decision to inscribe the Historic Centre of the city of Odessa, in Ukraine, on the World Heritage List, it said in a statement on Thursday. This decision "is a successful outcome...
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 (Φιλική Εταιρία), or the Society of Friends, as it was otherwise known, was founded on September 14, 1814 and played a crucial role in the uprising which led to the Greek War of Independence against the...
Among the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence, Papaflessas was perhaps the most eccentric personality
As Greece counts 200 years from the War of independence and stands proud on Europe's eastern border as a member of the EU, the mind reels to the glorious days of 1821
The Greek War of Independence started a few days earlier than the official declaration with the liberation of Kalamata on March 23, 1821
The history of the Greeks’ presence on the northern shore of the Black Sea, what is now Ukraine and Russia, goes back millennia, even before the Classical Greek era. The Myceneans, one of history’s first seafaring cultures, knew the Black...
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.
The Filiki Eteria Museum in Odessa, Ukraine is a beacon of Hellenism, housed as it is in the very place where the Greek War of Independence was conceived and planned. The former Kresnij Pereulok Street home of Greek businessman and...
Alexandros Ypsilantis, a founding member of Filiki Eteria that coordinated the beginning of the Greek War of Independence.
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