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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Memories of Greece: The Athens Metropolitan Cathedral of the Annunciation

On a pre-covid 19 summer day, I explored the deserted streets of the center of Athens. I passed though a typical urban center. Suddenly...

Album for the fight of the Greek defenders of Rupel

The ancients used to say "a picture is worth a thousand words". This is the case with the photo album dedicated to the 80th...

Tribute to Mikis Theodorakis as a member of Parliament

With an extensive tribute to Mikis Theodorakis, focusing on his activity and work as a Parliament Member, the 26th issue of the electronic magazine...

Losing the Knack for Disaster: Thucydides and Our Time

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Drexel Distinguished University Professor of History Emeritus Not long ago, life was perilous.  The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, which killed...

Male Eros and the Sacred Band of Thebes

By Evaggelos Vallianatos   The polis Ancient Greeks were not united into a single country. Their key political formation was the polis, small community with its own...

Remembering 200th Greek Revolution Anniversary: Eugene Delacroix and the Romantic Movement

During Greece’s period of foreign rule, historical events prevented the development of visual arts. Greece was fortunate in having foreign artist-travelers that immortalized the...

Remembering the 200th Anniversary of the 1821  Greek Revolution: The Filiki Eteria Museum, Ukraine

It all began in Odessa, Ukraine. Greek merchants Nikolaos Skoufas, Anastasios Sakalof, and Emanuel Xanthos started the revolutionary group called Filiki Eteria or Society of...

Greek Colonel Mordechai Frizis, an Unknown Great Jewish Hero of the Second World War

By Dr. Michael Matsas In October 1940, large Italian forces suddenly invaded Greece from Albania. The newspapers kept informing us of a “strategic retreat” until...

Dr. Zissis Chroneos to receive the ‘Hermes Award’ on October 20th at the 30th Hermes Expo

On Sunday, July 11, 2021, Dr. Zissis Chroneos sponsored a coffee hour at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Camp Hill, PA in honor of his guest,...

Almost Free: The Hellenic Revolution of 1821 and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in Modern Hellas

By Evaggelos Vallianatos, Ph.D. Prologue After nearly four centuries of ceaseless resistance and rebellions against Turkish military occupation of their country, the Greeks revolted to regain...

Remembering the 200th Anniversary of the 1821 Greek Revolution: Ibrahim Pasha and Mystra

Greek songs remember Ibrahim Pasha in a negative way. I did not realize who he was and what he almost accomplished. The online encyclopedia...

A Divided Greek Genocide Sows the Seeds of Greece’s Death Warrant as a Modern State

In Memory of the Greek Populations of Eastern Thrace, Asia Minor, and beyond! By Marcus A. Templar  More than 100 years ago, innocent Greeks were killed...

Electra Art exhibition happening in Naousa, Greece

In the Heroic city of Naousa, Greece, in the "Naias" hall at "Christos Lanaras" Cultural Facilities from 13 to 18 July, the solo art...

Remembering 200th Greek Revolution Anniversary: Missolonghi

Lord Gordon Byron died during the second siege of Missolonghi. The Ottomans with allies came back a 3rd time. The fighters knew all was lost...

Memories of Greece: Portara of Naxos

A spectacular Greek Gateway on a hill impresses the traveler to Naxos. I was on a local ferry, admiring the clear sea waters. I...

Latest news

International law is the only way out to resolve issues with Turkey

"We had a lot of tension with Turkey last year, this year the situation was better," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an...

Το Διεθνές Δίκαιο η μόνη διέξοδος για την επίλυση των θεμάτων με την Τουρκία

«Είχαμε πολλή ένταση με την Τουρκία πέρσι, φέτος ήταν καλύτερη η κατάσταση» ανέφερε ο Έλληνας Πρωθυπουργός Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης σε συνέντευξή του νωρίτερα σήμερα στο...

Άρχισε η δίκη για τις κλεμμένες εικόνες στην Ήπειρο

Στο Τριμελές Εφετείο Κακουργημάτων Ιωαννίνων ξεκίνησε η δίκη για την πολύκροτη υπόθεση των κλεμμένων εικόνων και άλλων κειμηλίων από ναούς, μοναστήρια και ξωκλήσια στην...

The trial for the stolen images in Epirus has begun

The trial for the much-praised case of the stolen icons and other relics from temples, monasteries and chapels in Epirus, mainly in Zagori, has...

GREECE: 7.5 million citizens have immunity due to covid vaccination or disease

Information about Operation "Freedom" is given, in an article in the newspaper "I Kathimerini", by the Minister of State Akis Skertsos. According to the...