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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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DIADROMES-1821, a new app highlighting stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of Independence

50 minus two stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of  Independence A free app for locals, travelers and history buffs available below  ​The...

American Statesmen and the 1821 Greek Revolution

“Our race was crucified many times, but here we are, still alive.” – General Theodore Kolokotronis.” 1 What did American statesmen say about the 1821 Greek Revolution?...

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake and The Hellenic Cultural Association Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821

The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake and Utah’s Hellenic Cultural Association observed the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Turks...

The Truth: Greek Heroism in the Peloponnese During 1821 Revolution

There are two sides to every story. A reader must deal with facts, not what is widely circulated in the media.  I came across articles...

Foreign Relations Committee Approves Menendez Resolution Honoring Greece’s 200th Independence Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today applauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s approval of his bipartisan resolution commemorating...

The Modern Greek Enlightenment and the Revolution of 1821

Special to the Hellenic News of America It is that time of year when Hellenes and Philhellenes all over the world will come together to...

Celebrating Greece… online

Celebrating Greece… Celebrating Greek Independence Day online... What does it mean? How does it really work? Throughout my time working at The Greek Online...

Cyprus remembers and commemorates the Greek War of Independence

By Polyxeni Potter, Honorary Consul of Cyprus  CYPRUS REMEMBERS AND COMMEMORATES the Greek War of Independence because this war is also the island’s own war...

Free Besieged

Nature of freedom It’s not clear what freedom has become. So many claim it, but so few understand it. We probably connect this virtue to...

Forerunner of 1821 War of Independence

“People without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”- Marcus Garvey The Independence 1821 War of an...

That Greece Might Be Free: Thoughts on the Bicentenary of the Revolution of 1821

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Distinguished University Professor of History at Drexel University, Special to the Hellenic News of America  The English poet and nobleman Lord...

Forces Shaping Greek Independence in 1821: Church, Business Class and Ypsilantis Brothers

The Greek Orthodox Church, the merchant class that created the revolutionary organization of the Filiki Eteria, Alexander, and Demetrios Ypsilantis brothers inspired the successful...

Freedom or Death: How Adamantios Koraes transformed Greek thought into the Greek Revolution of 1821

The clerical dilemma The Turkish conquest of Greece in 1453 was a calamity. The best Greeks left the country for Europe. Resistance to the occupiers...

Tracing American Philhellenism at the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence

When we revolted, we said first for our Christian Faith and then for the Nation. - Theodore Kolokotronis1 During 1821 and 1822, nothing was done to...

Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

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AHEPA Heroes Medal Recipients Honor Marine Commander Samuel Miller

AHEPA went to Fort Mifflin on the outskirts of Philadelphia on April 10, 2021, as part of its Greek Bicentennial program. Fort Mifflin has...

Criminogenic Characteristics of Repeat Offenders

John M. Paitakes, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Seton Hall University Special to the Hellenic News of America The following represent a qualitative review of the criminogenic characteristics...

Κανάλι Κωνσταντινούπολης: Μεγάλο φαγοπότι & γεωπολιτικά όνειρα

Ένα φαραωνικό έργο το οποίο σχεδιάζεται από τα πρώτα κιόλας χρόνια εξουσίας των τούρκων ισλαμιστών, επισπεύδεται τώρα εν όψει συμπλήρωσης εκατό χρόνων από την...

Remembering Byzantine Easter 2021 at a Rural NY Church

The birthplace of Eastern Christianity is ravaged and disappearing. It is time to realize the positive outcome of Eastern Orthodoxy in international communities. The...

ΕΝΑ ΕΦΙΚΤΟ ΟΡΑΜΑ ΓΙΑ ΜΙΑ ΔΥΝΑΜΙΚΗ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ 

Δημήτριος Παχής*  Είναι γνωστό σε εχθρούς και φίλους ότι η Ελλάδα υπέφερε και εξακολουθεί να υποφέρει τις επιπτώσεις μιας βαθιάς οικονομικής κρίσης που απείλησε την...