Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821

Laskarina Bouboulina on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 Link to Wikipedia article here:.

traditional costume of kastelorizo, smallest island of the (Greek) Dodecanese islands

Traditional costume of Kastelorizo, smallest island of the (Greek) Dodecanese islands

Greek soldier.

Selahlik silahlik or bensilah. Ottoman leather weapons belt (selahlik / silahlik) worn throughout the Ottoman Empire, made from layers of leather containing slips to hold a yatagan sword and other weapons.

Poster for the 1st modern Olympic Games ~ 1896 Athens

The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April marked the birth of the Modern Olympics.

Nelly´s, Greek refugees from Asia Minor, 1925-27.

Nelly´s, Greek refugees from Asia Minor, Two of my grandparents were born Ottoman subjects. My hometown, Ioannina, in the n.

Ellis Island - Greek soldier - 1911

Amateur photographer Augustus Sherman was the Ellis Island Chief Registry Clerk for a number of years in the early and he used his special access to shoot portraits of many of the immigrants who passed through the station.

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