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Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks. Some ladies got their hands just as dirty in the struggle for freedom, and also...

Greek Civil Wars, in the Country's Genes?

Civil wars come at a certain point in every country’s history and create some bleak historic moments. For Greece though it seems that its people have civil wars running in their blood, since during its 194-year-old modern history, Greeks...

Born In Debt: Greece's History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical archive, National Bank of Greece The debt history of Greece begins well before an official Greek...

Austrian Media Laud Hydra’s Charm

Greece without a car, is the title of a full page tribute to the “wild, beautiful, idyllic and one of the most beautiful places in Greece, Hydra," cited in the Austrian newspaper Courier, accompanied by a series of photographs. The...

EU Wants To Abolish Cross From Greek Flag?

On March 25, on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day Parade, the  "new" Greek flags which fluttered in the wind in many Greek cities, appeared with only blue and white stripes, without the cross symbol of Christianity. In the...

Play Mocking Greek Hero Diakos Ires Officials

A play for the Athens Festival portraying Athanasios Diakos, a hero of the War of Independence who was impaled by the Turks, as a cuckolded souvlaki maker whose wife is impregnated by a Kurd has upset Greek officials. As noted...