Freedom or Death, words that started the 1821 Greek revolution, Kalavrita, Greece

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death") is the motto of Greece. It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule

Αναγνώστης Πετιμεζάς. Θάνατος του Πετμεζά. Peter Von Hess.

Αναγνώστης Πετιμεζάς. Θάνατος του Πετμεζά. Peter Von Hess.

Katerina "Rosa" Botzaris portrait by Stieler, 1841. Member of the Souliot Botsaris family (daughter of Greek independence hero Markos Botsaris), she was in the service of Queen Amalia of Greece.

Katerina "Rosa" Botzaris portrait by Stieler, Member of the Souliot Botsaris family (daughter of Greek independence hero Markos Botsaris), she was in the service of Queen Amalia of Greece.

"One hour of freedom is worth more than forty years of slavery and life in prison." - Here is part of The Patriotic Revolutionary Hymn of Regas Feraeos(1759 – 1798). Unfortunately, he was arrested for his revolutionary song by Austrian authorities, turned over to the Turks, tortured for days along with his friends and then killed by drowning in the river Danube. He did not live to see the revolution, but he sewed the seeds of freedom which grew in the hearts of Greeks and Phil-Hellenes…

The Greeks' motto was "Liberty or Death" so they fought many battles and a lot of them died, but they finally won. Now we are a free nation because our .

Kanellos Deligiannis was a Greek magnate from the Morea and the son of Ioannis Deligiannis. He was one of the main organizer of the Greek War of Independence and a politician in the independent Kingdom of Greece.

Kanellos Deligiannis was a Greek magnate from the Morea and the son of Ioannis Deligiannis. He was one of the main organizer of the Greek War of Independence and a politician in the independent Kingdom of Greece.

www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Grecy, Greeks) ADOL ROUARGUE (1810-) & EMILE ROUARGUE (1795-1865) (painters) & ROUARGUE FRERES (engravers) Greek attire coloured zinc engraving, 18 x 12 cm

www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Grecy, Greeks) ADOL ROUARGUE (1810-) & EMILE ROUARGUE (1795-1865) (painters) & ROUARGUE FRERES (engravers) Greek attire coloured zinc engraving, 18 x 12 cm

Cromolithograph depicting the arrival of King Otto and Queen Amalia in Athens  © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Cromolithograph depicting the arrival of King Otto and Queen Amalia in Athens © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

March 25 Independence Day in Greece

March 25 Independence Day in Greece, history of liberation of Crete and Greece from the Turks, photos from the parade in Heraklion, greek flag and national anthem

Bouboulina; Peter Von Hess

Painting of Laskarina Bouboulina, heroine of the Greek War of Independence Peter von Hess

Πολεμικό συμβούλιο (πίνακας του Θ. Βρυζάκη 1819-1878).

Πολεμικό συμβούλιο (πίνακας του Θ. Βρυζάκη 1819-1878).

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