Άναμα του καντηλιού.

Images from Greece, Megara. The icon corner is a central part of an Orthodox home. In the center notice the 'Stephanothiki' - an icon of Christ and the Theotokos.

old Greek postage stamp

Old Greek postage stamp, a 25 lepta blue type "Flying Hermes". In the first new definitive issue since the "Small Hermes" was introduced. This 14 stamp issue is known as the "Flying Hermes".

The Stadium.. Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Stadium. Ancient Olympia, Greece- I 'ran' a race on this track. My six year old sister won.

Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark; Prince Andrew of Greece  by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett  whole-plate glass negative, 1903

About the British Royals: Princess Alice and Prince Andrew of Greece - parents of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. - by Amanda Wesson

Post-war Greece: Children playing "tug-of-war" / Voula Papaioannou

Post-war Greece: Children playing "tug-of-war" / Voula Papaioannou

1922; Convent of Daphne on the Sacred Way, a road and the route taken by the Eleusinian Mysteries during processions in Greece. Photograph by Fred Boissonnas. (on Ebay)

Convent of Daphne on the Sacred Way, a road and the route taken by the Eleusinian Mysteries during processions in Greece. Photograph by Fred Boissonnas.

The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake struck the southern Ionian Islands on August 12, 1953. Beginning on 8 August there were over 113 recorded earthquakes in the region between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, but the most destructive was the earthquake of August 12th. That earthquake struck at 11.24 local time and measured 7.2 on the surface wave magnitude scale and caused widespread damage throughout the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos.

My dad was 2 or 3 yrs old when this happened. The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake…

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