Tags » Greek Revolution

Greek Independence Day: A Complex History for Just 24 Hours

On March 25th, Greeks across the globe celebrated Greek Independence Day. It has been nearly two centuries since Metropolitan Germanos of Patros raised the flag of revolt at the Monastery of Agia Lavra, the traditional start of the Greek War of Independence. 1,927 more words

Balkans

ΡΗΓΑΣ ΦΕΡΑΙΟΣ " Θούριος "

ΡΗΓΑΣ ΦΕΡΑΙΟΣ ” Θούριος ”

Ώς πότε παλικάρια να ζούμεν στα στενά,
Mονάχοι σα λιοντάρια, σταις ράχαις στα βουνά;
Σπηλαίς να κατοικούμεν, να βλέπωμεν κλαδιά, 89 more words

Politics

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

History