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The Haunting 100-year Parallel Between Greeks and Armenians

2023 marks the centennial of the Treaty of Lausanne, which efficiently ended the last traces of Greeks in Asia Minor and the Armenians in Artsakh. By Julian McBride 2023 marks the centennial of the Treaty of Lausanne, which efficiently ended the...

The Greek City That Was the Ceramic Center of the Ancient World

The Greek city of Klazomenai located near today's Izmir (Smyrna) was the center of ceramic production in the ancient world. Unique Ancient Greek ceramic figures along with a 2,500-year-old type of water-basin used for rituals have recently been discovered during...

The Japanese Ship That Saved Greeks During the Smyrna Catastrophe

The story of the Japanese ship that saved Armenians and Greeks from genocide after the Smyrna Catastrophe was the theme of a Tokyo lecture.

Brutal Murder of Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Smyrna Still Haunts Greece

On September 10, 1922, a Turkish mob brutally lynched Metropolitan Chrysostomos, the spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox in Smyrna.

The Destruction of Smyrna: When Hellenism was Brutally Erased from Asia Minor

September 13, 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...

The History of the Ancient Greek City of Smyrna

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...

Greece Denounces Electronic Music Party in Historic Orthodox Church in Izmir

On Saturday, a video emerged online of a historic Orthodox church in Izmir being used as a nightclub. The decision to host an electronic music dance party in a religious building has been deemed disrespectful by some Christians and...

The Extermination of Pontic Greeks was a Genocide

The Greek genocide and the Pontic genocide instigated by the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish national movement is a dark moment for Greece

7 Cities in Turkey of Great Greek Heritage

In today’s land of Asia Minor, cradle of ancient Greek scientific and philosophical thought, visitors still find the remnants of a great past.

Greek Movie “Smyrna” Coming to Netflix?

Following the immense popularity of the Greek drama series Maestro in Blue on Netflix, there is increasingly excited speculation that the Greek movie Smyrna will also become available on the streaming platform. Negotiations have reportedly been taking place between the...