Filiki Eteria

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.

Alexandros Ypsilantis: The Greek Hero Who Sparked the War of Independence

Before the breakout of the War of Independence, Alexandros Ypsilantis decided that the first blow against the Ottomans should be outside Greece

Filiki Eteria Museum is a Beacon of Hellenism in Odessa (Photos)

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: The Diaspora Secret Society That Sparked Greek Independence

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...