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On The Road in Greece: The Open Air Water Power Museum

I went back in time to a period when water power decided the outcome of war battles. Water power was a decisive factor in the successful Greek Revolution in 1821.My taxi cab driver, Dimitri Tchokas took me to the Open Air Water Power Museum in Dimitsana, Arcadia. 568 more words

Monastery Three Hierarchs-Iasi/Alexandros Ypsilantis (Greek Revolution)

(Iasi) Trei Ierarhi Monastery (J 1845)

-see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trei_Ierarhi_Monastery

“The printing house established at Trei Ierarhi (Three Hierarchs) is considered to be the first in Moldova. The printing press issued the first book in Romanian “Cartea romaneasca de invatatura” (Romanian Book of Knowledge) (1643), and also other reference books for the Romanian culture. 106 more words


March 25th: celebrating the Annunciation and the War of Independence | Letters from Athens

One of our main national celebrations in Greece is March 25, which commemorates the start of the 1821 Greek Revolution against the Ottoman Empire, a revolt whose motto was the cry “Freedom or death.” 95 more words

19th Century