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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.

President Biden Poised to Recognize Armenian Genocide

U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to formally recognize the massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during World War One as an act of genocide, according to Reuters. Biden is likely going to use the word "genocide" as part...

Greek President Pays Tribute To Mani War of Independence Fighters

President Sakellaropoulou paid a visit to Areopolis  to attend the celebrations for the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence today.

Greek, Armenian Genocide Recognized by the Netherlands

Greek, Armenian and Syriac genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century were recognized by the Netherlands earlier in the week.

Greece to Honor Haiti in FM’s Visit

Greece will honor Haiti for being the first nation in the world to recognize Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821.

The Legend of the Last Byzantine Emperor, Constantine Palaiologos

On May 29, 1453, the Ottoman army, led by Mehmed the Conqueror, seized Constantinople, putting a violent end to one of the longest-lasting empires in history. Along with it, the seizing of the great city also ended the life...

The Historical Memory of Constantinople, 567 Years After the Fall

Michael Goodyear* May 29, 1453: the final Ottoman assault on Constantinople succeeds. Ottoman cannon fire had battered the great Theodosian Walls of the city. The last Byzantine emperor, Constantine XI Palaiologos-Dragases, had torn off his imperial regalia and died fighting...

Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans Against Greeks

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the War of Independence. Approximately three-quarters of the population of 120,000 were killed, enslaved or died of disease after thousands of Turkish...

A Century Later World Finally Awakens to the Ottoman Genocide of Christians

By Michael Goodyear* In the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the Ottoman government under the Committee of Union and Progress (“CUP”) orchestrated massacres of its Christian minorities, resulting in ethnic cleansing that would lead to the deaths of hundreds...

Constantinople Reconstructed: The City Recreated in All its Glory (photos)

Images of the city of Constantinople just before it fell to the Ottomans in 1453 have been created by archaeologists and published in the Turkish magazine Κarar. Constantinople was the largest and wealthiest city in Europe from the middle of the...