Greek soldiers descend the hill during the war with Italy. "...all free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation."    Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, Letter to King George of Greece on December 5, 1940, regarding the Greek victory in the Greco-Italian War

Greek soldiers charge down the side of an Albanian mountain slope during the…

Ανακαλύπτοντας τον Φίλιππο Β΄ της Μακεδονίας "Ένιωσα πως τα μάτια μου είχαν βουρκώσει από ένα άτοπον πάθος..." Ο μεγάλος αρχαιολόγος Μανώλης Ανδρόνικος δημοσίευσε το 1983, μόλις έξι χρόνια μετά την ανακάλυψη του τάφου του Φιλίππου Β’, ένα αληθινά συγκλονιστικό βιβλίο, Το Χρονικό της Βεργίνας (εκδόσεις του Μορφωτικού Ιδρύματος Εθνικής Τραπέζης), στο οποίο αφηγείται με τρόπο συναρπαστικό όλα τα γεγονότα πριν, κατά τη διάρκεια και μετά τη σπουδαία στιγμή της ανακάλυψης.  Πηγή: www.lifo.gr

Manolis Andronikos Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Archaeologist found the tomb of Philip II of Macedon and his Golden Larnax in Vergina , Macedonia, Greece

Greek Army soldiers use a rangefinder to target invading enemy Italian positions in the Pindus mountain range during the Greco-Italian War.

Greek Army soldiers use a rangefinder to target invading enemy Italian positions in the Pindus mountain range during the Greco-Italian War. The conflict began in October 1940 and marked the beginning of the Balkans Campaign. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Greek soldier participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament building in Syntagma Square

Έλληνες στρατιώτες στο Αλβανικό μέτωπο γιορτάζουν την Πρωτοχρονιά του 1941

Έλληνες στρατιώτες στο Αλβανικό μέτωπο γιορτάζουν την Πρωτοχρονιά του 1941

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias ( 1776 –  1831) was a #Greek Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire and one of the most distinguished politicians and diplomats of #Europe. After a long career in European politics and diplomacy he was elected as the first head of state of independent #Greece. In the course of his assignment as Foreign Minister of Russia, Kapodistrias' ideas came to represent a progressive alternative to Metternich's aims of Austrian domination of European affairs.

Ioannis Kapodistrias was the first head of state (Governor) of independent Greece.

Chronis Aidonidis (Greek: Χρόνης Αηδονίδης) is a Greek singer born on December 23, 1928 in Karoti in Greece. He learned his first songs in his hometown and was introduced into the word of traditional music by his mother and the musicians who used to play at the local fairs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu11UcA34oo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oscyIVVQBHs

Chronis Aidonidis (Greek: Χρόνης Αηδονίδης) is a Greek singer born on December 23, 1928 in Karoti in Greece. He learned his first songs in his hometown and was introduced into the word of traditional music by his mother and the musicians who used to play at the local fairs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu11UcA34oo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oscyIVVQBHs

Greek soldiers fight the Axis Italian Fascist invasion in the mountains of Albania during the Greco-Italian War, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941. The soldiers prepare to fire a 65mm...

Greek soldiers fight the Axis Italian Fascist invasion in the mountains of Albania during the Greco-Italian War, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April The soldiers prepare to fire a

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