April 10: Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi
On April 10, 1826, the 10,500 Missolonghi inhabitants, after one year of siege, made the heroic "Exodus of Missolonghi"
The Story of “Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi” Masterpiece
Painted in 1826 by Eugène Delacroix, the leading French Romantic painter of the day, Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi is one of the most celebrated French paintings of the 19th century. It was produced shortly after the event it...
Russia Joins Turkey in Attack on Greece Targeting PM Mitsotakis
Russia blasted Greece and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday for the statements he made during his recent visit to Washington as relations between the two countries reach a new low. Greece’s anti-Russian stance is “a show of faith in...
Lord Byron’s Donation to the Greek Cause Unearthed Two Centuries Later
A banknote unearthed by The Observer sheds new light on Lord Byron's generosity and commitment to the Greek War of Independence.
Psorokostaina a Real Figure in the Greek War of Independence
Psorokostaina, a beautiful lady having a large fortune, was a real person and even a heroic figure during the Greek War of Independence.
Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi
The historic Greek city of Missolonghi on Sunday marked the 193rd anniversary of the Exodus of 1826 with a parade and church liturgy in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The siege of the town...
Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece
Lord George Gordon Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes, who actively participated in Greece's War of Independence, eventually losing his life in Missolonghi on April 19, 1824. Born in 1788, George Gordon Byron became the leading figure...
Greek DefMin: There Is a Plan to Revive Albanian Nationalism
Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said that there is a plan to revive Albanian nationalism, in light of the incident of the seven army recruits who were photographed making the sign of the eagle on the Albanian flag. According to...
Patras: Man Arrested Possessing Guns, Grenades and Detonators
Guns, grenades, detonators, gunpowder and fake IDs were among many things found in the possession of a 39-year-old man, who was arrested this morning in Patras. Policemen in Missolonghi conducted an investigation on Wednesday morning at the 39-year-old's house after...
New Year's Day Tragedy: Two Missing Men Found Dead
On Monday, at noon, Greek Police found the two men who were missing since New Year's Day near Missolonghi, Etoloakarnania. They were found inside their vehicle and were pronounced dead. The vehicle was found upturned in an irrigation canal at Acheloos river. The spot...
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