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THE REVOLUTION OF 1821 AND US(A)

By Prof. Aris Michopoulos Last year we celebrated the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution and we learned a lot about the many aspects of this...

200th Anniversary of Greek Independence Celebrated by Arcadian Chapter Geros tou Morea

“This is our major event that we are holding in person in the last two years,” said Demetrios Filios, second vice president of the...

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...

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...

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?...

Saint Photios National Shrine Celebrates Greek Bicentennial

SAINT PHOTIOS NATIONAL SHRINE CELEBRATES GREEK BICENTENNIAL Special Exhibit on Greek Independence Opens March 25  St. Augustine, FL: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos invites the public...

The Bicentennial of 1821 and the future of Hellenism

Professor Aris Michopoulos, Ph.D., Hellenic College Holy Cross Special to the Hellenic News of America  The Revolution of 1821 in essence started in 1814 at the...

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...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Celebrate the Greek Revolution Bicentennial

New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will preside over commemorations of the Bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821. The...

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...

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