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The Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the Greek War of Independence.

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.

March 25 Marks the Annunciation, A Feast for Orthodoxy and Hellenism

March 25 is a very important date for Hellenism as it marks both the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence and the Annunciation.

Greece 1821-2022: The History of the Greek War of Independence

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 Friendship Between Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais

Philologist Adamantios Korais and Thomas Jefferson exchanged important correspondence during the Greek 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.

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.

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.

Mani, Greece: A Destination of Unique Beauty and Rich History

The Mani peninsula in the Peloponnese has a unique, stark landscape and its rich history and traditions make it a stunning destination.