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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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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...

Pontikas and Pontikos: The two Greeks who achieved world soccer records!

Michael (Michalis) Spanos, Contributor The history of soccer is full of remarkable accomplishments, outstanding performances, moments of glory, well-renowned players, and long-standing records. The last...

American Philhellenism: 1821 Greek Revolution

2021 is the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence. Greece came about because of the Philhellenes in America and Europe. Who are the Philhellenes? They...

Divine Wrath

The arrows of Apollo The case of the plague in Greek history may still give us pose for reflection. The Greeks gave diseases precise names....

February 9th Greek International Greek Language Day in Larissa, Greece

February 9, 2021, has been declared International Greek Language Day in hopes of sparking interest in the language worldwide. The date coincides with Commemoration...

A special event from a School like no other

The teachers from the worldwide Greek School The Greek Online School, recently received the amazing news that all their students who were Ellinomatheia Exams...

Philip and Alexander Matter

The Persian wars The first golden age of Greek civilization was the aftermath of the Greek victory over the Persian Empire of kings Darius and...

Greek LOL Student Stories: Novelist Voula Tsoflias and her Greek roots

“Honor’s Shadow is a story of betrayal and revenge. How can Honor control her own pressing emotions and desires, as she attempts to contain the...

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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...