12 must-see images of the Greek revolution - Hellenic American Leadership CouncilHellenic American Leadership Council
1. The Oath of Initiation into the Society by Dionysios Tsokos 2. Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth, by Peter von Hess 3. Greek boy defending his wounded father by Ary Scheffer 4. Uprising of Salona 1821″, by Louis Dupré 5. … Continue reading →
Papaflessas (Fair Gregory) fought bravely during the 1821 revolution. He commanded Greek forces at the battle of Maniaki where he was kiled. The Turkish troops feared him so much that they beheaded his body at the end of the battle to make sure that he was dead
Manto Mavrogenous was a Greek heroine of the Greek War of Independence. A rich woman, she spent all her fortune for the Hellenic cause. Under her encouragement, her European friends contributed money and guns to the revolution. Lithography of Manto Mavrogenous by Adam Friedel, 1827
Lord Byron travelled all over Europe especially in Italy where he lived for 7 years and then joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died one year later at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.
Η άγνωστη μάχη πριν από την Έξοδο του Μεσολογγίου στο νησάκι Κλείσοβα. 131 άνδρες εξολόθρευσαν χιλιάδες Τουρκοαιγύπτιους του Ιμπραήμ. Νέα εκπομπή - ΜΗΧΑΝΗ ΤΟΥ ΧΡΟΝΟΥ
Εάν οι πολιορκημένοι αποφάσιζαν εκείνο το βράδυ να κάνουν την Έξοδο, “όλοι “θα εσώζοντο και κανείς δεν θα έπιπτε”.
Dionysios Solomos | Wikiwand
Dionysios Solomos was a Greek poet from Zakynthos. He is best known for writing the Hymn to Liberty , of which the first two stanzas, set to music by Nikolaos Mantzaros, became the Greek and Cypriot national anthem in 1865 and 1966 respectively. He was the central figure of the Heptanese School of poetry, and is considered the national poet of Greece—not only because he wrote the national anthem, but also because he contributed to the preservation of earlier poetic tradition and highlighted…
Θεοδωρος Κολοκοτρώνης | Ιστορικοί Περίπατοι
25 March 1821: The beggining of the Greek Revolution War. I cannot upload all of the great warriors, so I chose to upload a picture of Theodore Kolokotronis. May you rest in peace brave men
General Yannis Makriyannis (1797–1864) was a Greek merchant, military officer, politician and author, best known today for his Memoirs. Starting from humble origins, he joined the Greek struggle for independence, achieving the rank of general and leading his men to notable victories