Ancient Steps to Mars Hill (Areopagus); Ascended by Apostle Paul to Address Philosophers of Athens

Ancient Steps to Mars Hill (Areopagus); Ascended by Apostle Paul to Address Philosophers of Athens (Interesting information avail on this page.

Athens 1880

Athens 1880

Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Germans did to Greece during WWII (the massacre at the town of Distomo)

Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Nazi Germans did to Greece during WWII (including the massacre at the town of Distomo, hence the photo)

1934 ~ Kolonaki (Lykavittou street), Athens

Athen in den Jahren.

April 27, 1941: The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May 11. In fending off the Axis invaders, the Greeks suffer the loss of 15,700 men. Greece will not be liberated until 1944, by British troops from the Mediterranean theater

April The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May.

A view behind a Caryatid of the Erechtheion. (Athens, Greece)

Across the distance, the Acropolis museum cradled within its protective walls its legendary treasures, lulling them to a peaceful sleep under the eerie light from the heavens.

Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

Ragged young Greek children during WWII.  Location: Greece  Date taken: October 1944

Torture victims win case against UK, but WWII Greek victims still await justice

Athens, Greece, April 1941-October 1944. The country is under triple occupation: German, Italian, Bulgarian. Starvation is widespread, because the occupation forces, mainly the Germans, collected and confiscated the sum total of the agricultural production to feed their troops on the various fronts, mostly those on the eastern front

athens, greece, april the country is under triple occupation by germany, italy + bulgaria. starvation is widespread because the occupation forces collected + confiscated agricultural products to feed their troops

April 21,1967 ~ Army tanks on the streets of Athens (Panepistimiou ave.)

April ~ Dictatorship tanks on the streets of Athens (Panepistimiou ave.),/Not just a distant memory,one of the darkest times in modern Greek History.A forever reminder of the importance of DEMOCRACY.

Acropolis 1920. Photographer unknown.

Acropolis of Athens, 1920

Hanging laundry (!!!) at the Roman Agora (on the north side of the Acropolis) ~ mid 1920's

Hanging laundry at the Roman Agora (on the north side of the Acropolis) ~ mid

Athen, Plaka - Kellertaverne..

Tavern in Plaka, Athens.

Warfare History Blog: Today In History, October 1940, The Greco-Italian War of 1940-1941 begins

Greek soldier in Epirus 1940

!950 ~ School in Epirus

1950 ~ School in Epirus

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