On May 14, 1919, thousands of Greeks of Smyrna wore their best clothes and rushed to the city's seafront to get a glimpse of the Hellenic Navy. On that day, what had been for centuries the Greek metropolis in...
On September 10, 1922, a Turkish mob brutally lynched Metropolitan Chrysostomos, the spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox in Smyrna.
September 12, 1922 marks one of the darkest days of Hellenism, as Smyrna, one of the most prosperous and beautiful cities on the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor, was destroyed by the Turks, sending hundreds of thousands of Greeks...
A restroom with running water used by actors in a 2,200-year-old theater in Smyrna was recently discovered. Originally constructed in the second century BC, the latrine itself, for use by actors of the theater only, was constructed in the second...
The story of the Japanese ship that saved Armenians and Greeks from genocide after the Smyrna Catastrophe was the theme of a Tokyo lecture.
Smyrna was once one of the most illustrious of all ancient and Hellenistic-era Greek cities. One of the main centers of Greek settlement in western Anatolia, it once had a temple dedicated to Athena and was the residence of...
The "Greek Slave," represents the incredible but true story of a girl from Psara who was captured in the Greek War of Independence.
Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world in the 20th century, a visionary and one of the richest men