Trabzon Traditional clothes in Ottoman empire era, man from Trabzon city, woman…

Trabzon Traditional clothes in Ottoman empire era, man from Trabzon city, woman from Trabzon, man from rural area - Laz People

Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923). Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish para-militaries. Other sources including  foreign missionaries mention 500,000 deaths, most through deportation and forced marches into the Anatolian desert. Greek cities (Pafra, Samsous, Kerasous, and Trapezous) endured massacres and deportations that destroyed their populations.

Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek…

Soli of man (Pontos, Black Sea region of the Asia Minor, men's costume)

Soli of man (Pontos, Black Sea region of the Asia Minor, men's costume)

Pontic Greek women of Pontus

Traditional woman dress from North Anatolia -Turkey (Black Sea-Trabzon)…

Greek/pontian Genocide - Opinions Wanted! in Genocide - Γενοκτονία Forum

Portrait of a Greek (Pontos) insurgent in Costume of the people's militia, from the Giresun-Trabzon region.

Portrait of a Greek (Pontos) insurgent in 1922. Costume of the people's militia, from the Trabzon region.

Portrait of a Greek (Pontos) insurgent in Costume of the people's militia, from the Trabzon region.

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