Notorious Ottoman Pirate Barbarossa Was Half Greek
The notorious pirate, Barbarossa, who eventually went on to be an Admiral in the Ottoman Navy, was surprisingly half Greek. The pirate was extremely successful, and his many victories for the Ottomans in the 16th century helped them secure a...
The Venizelos Mansion: The Oldest House in Athens is Also a Museum
Although the Greek capital of Athens is full of ancient monuments and temples, its oldest standing house, the Venizelos Mansion, dates to the 16th century.
How Climate Change Weakened the Ottoman Empire
At its peak, the Ottoman Empire spanned three continents, controlling a vast part of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Smyrna Catastrophe: Genocide of Greeks in Asia Minor Remembered
Today marks 99 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, when Greeks were forced to flee the city due to a fire set by Turkish forces.
Greece’s National Historical Museum Commemorates Greek Revolution
A National Historical Museum exhibition named "Epanacystasi '21" celebrating the Greek Revolution will travel to 12 cities across Greece.
Australian Politician Calls For Recognition of Greek Genocide
The Leader of The Australian Greens, Adam Bandt, has shown his support for the recognition of the Greek genocide on Monday.
President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates Chios Massacre
The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the Eastern Aegean island of Chios on Sunday to commemorate the Chios massacre.
Greece To Re-Bury Turkish Corpses From Ottoman Era
Greek authorities announced that they will rebury Turkish corpses from 1923 that were unearthed in the northwest province of Chalkidiki.
Cyprus President Accuses Turkey of Envisioning New Ottoman Empire
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades took a swipe at Turkey and the “arrogance of those who envision a new Ottoman empire” on Sunday.
Kim Kardashian Thanks Biden for Recognition of Armenian Genocide
Kim Kardashian, businesswoman, media personality, and one of the most famous women on the planet, thanked President Biden for his recognition of the Armenian genocide on Saturday.