Greek woman from Smyrna, an important Aegean coastal town, today in Turkey. Many locales were named after Smyrna, notably in the USA. There's a "Smyrna" in the states of California, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, North-Carolina & South-Carolina, Tennessee ... and two of them in New York. The original town itself cannot be called "Smyrna" however. The Turks insist that "Izmir", the Turkish mispronunciation of its name, must be used in all languages.

A young Greek woman from Smyrna, Asia Minor (modern day Izmir, Turkey) in traditional folk dress, taken in

Cretan partisans pose for a photograph following the Axis invasion of the Greek island. Part of the larger Greek Resistance, it began on 20 May 1941 when German Fallschirmjäger (paratroops) invaded the island in the Battle of Crete (German: Unternehmen Merkur, or, Operation Mercury). For the first time during the war, invading German forces faced in Crete a valiant and vicious backlash from the local civilian population. Civilians on Crete: men, women and even children, picked off Axis p...

Cretan partisans pose for a photograph following the Axis invasion of the Greek island. Part of the larger Greek Resistance, it began on 20 May 1941 when German Fallschirmjäger (paratroops) invaded the island in the Battle of Crete (German: Unternehmen Merkur, or, Operation Mercury). For the first time during the war, invading German forces faced in Crete a valiant and vicious backlash from the local civilian population. Civilians on Crete: men, women and even children, picked off Axis p...

earliest known photo of the acropolis. Η πρώτη σωζώμενη φωτογραφία της Ακρόπολης, 1842. Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey

earliest known photo of the acropolis. Η πρώτη σωζώμενη φωτογραφία της Ακρόπολης, 1842. Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey

Σμύρνη 1922

Σμύρνη 1922

GreeceDate taken:January 1948 Photographer:Dmitri Kessel

GreeceDate taken:January 1948 Photographer:Dmitri Kessel, tours

Summer Cinema Θ. Δηλιγιάννη και Ψηλορείτη Θερινός Οι παλιοί κινηματογράφοι στην Αθήνα… | Reader's Digest

Summer Cinema Θ. Δηλιγιάννη και Ψηλορείτη Θερινός Οι παλιοί κινηματογράφοι στην Αθήνα… | Reader's Digest

A shepherd tends to his flock as bystanders watch from the roadside. 1900s. Location: Sparta, Greece. Photographer: FRED BOISSONNAS/National Geographic Creative

A shepherd tends to his flock as bystanders watch from the roadside-Sparta,Greece-Fred Boissonnas

Henri Cartier-Bresson Zeibekiko Dancer in a Café, Piraeus, Greece 1953

kvetchlandia: “ Henri Cartier-Bresson Zeibekiko Dancer in a Café, Piraeus, Greece 1953 ”

Φορεσιές στον Ασπρόπυργο

Φορεσιές στον Ασπρόπυργο

Richard Banks Harraden, 1828, Η Ακρόπολη από τον λόφο των Μουσών, Συλλογή Βουλής των Ελλήνων

Harraden Richard Banks, Athens from the hill of Muses, 1828

Luciano Morpurgo. Λαύριον, Πάσχα, 1936

Luciano Morpurgo. Λαύριον, Πάσχα, 1936

Low profile, simple moments of a couple in Lefkada by Fritz Berger

Low profile, simple moments of a couple in Lefkada by Fritz Berger

Greek children in traditional costume, c1930s www.eBay.com

Greek children in traditional costume, c1930s www.eBay.com

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