Silver tetradrachm issued by Smyrna, ca. 160–150 BC, obverse: head of Cybele wearing a mural crown.

Silver tetradrachm issued by Smyrna, ca. BC, obverse: head of the goddess Cybele wearing a mural crown.

Smyrna in fire, 1922.

On October the Greek government passed law 2645 designating September as the day of national remembrance and commemoration of the genocide of the Greeks of Asia Minor by the Turkish state The Greek presence in Asia … Continue reading →

Smyrna in fire, 1922.

On October the Greek government passed law 2645 designating September as the day of national remembrance and commemoration of the genocide of the Greeks of Asia Minor by the Turkish state The Greek presence in Asia … Continue reading →

Smyrna citizens trying to reach the Allied ships during the Smyrna massacres, 1922

Smyrna citizens trying to reach the Allied ships during the Smyrna massacres, 1922

The Greek army evacuated Asia Minor in early September 1922 which resulted in a flood of Greek and Armenian refugees to Greece.

The Greek army evacuated Asia Minor in early September 1922 which resulted in a flood of Greek and Armenian refugees to Greece.

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

Refugees dressed in old American clothes in Greece, 1923

Refugees dressed in old American clothes in Greece, 1923

Greek Easter Tsoureki bread- from Smyrna (Smyrneiko)

Amateur Cook Professional Eater - Greek recipes cooked again and again: Greek Easter Tsoureki bread

Η Σμύρνη

What lessons can the Eastern Mediterranean's once-cosmopolitan cities teach us about our strife-torn present?

Σμύρνη 1922: Συγκινητικό βίντεο-ντοκουμέντο βρέθηκε μετά από 86 χρόνια

Remarkable video, shared by Robert Davidian, of the fire at Smyrna.

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