www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Grecy, Greeks) Greek woman    Unknown photographer. 19th century.

www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Grecy, Greeks) Greek woman Unknown photographer. 19th century.

Cretan refugies 1897 Athens by janwillemsen, via Flickr

Cretan refugies 1897 Athens by janwillemsen, via Flickr

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population in Asia Minor during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations involving death marches, summary expulsions, arbitrary executions, and destruction of Christian Orthodox cultural, historical and religious monuments.

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population in Asia Minor during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations involving death marches, summary expulsions, arbitrary executions, and destruction of Christian Orthodox cultural, historical and religious monuments.

19th century, Turkish Mullah with Armenian & Greek Priests

19th century, Turkish Mullah with Armenian & Greek Priests

Pair of Ragged Greek Boys Made Homeless by the German Occupation During WWII

Pair of Ragged Greek Boys Made Homeless by the German Occupation During WWII

Refugee children in a filthy cellar at Piraeus during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images). 1st November 1947

Refugee children in a filthy cellar at Piraeus during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images). 1st November 1947

...Memories of Greek School stage fright...

...Memories of Greek School stage fright...

JACQUES GRASSET DE ST.SAUVEUR (1757-1810) (painter) & J. LAROQUE (engraver] Woman of Limnos island in local attire 1784, coloured etching, 21 x 14.5 cm

JACQUES GRASSET DE ST.SAUVEUR (1757-1810) (painter) & J. LAROQUE (engraver] Woman of Limnos island in local attire 1784, coloured etching, 21 x 14.5 cm

Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk - 1948 David Seymour / Magnum Jennings and Brewster, p. 296

Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk - 1948 David Seymour / Magnum Jennings and Brewster, p. 296

1938 ~ Zakynthos island

1938 ~ Zakynthos island

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