Dionysus Theater: The birthplace of theatrical performances. A major open-air theater and one of the earliest preserved in Athens - it was used for festivals in honor of the god Dionysus. It was Europe’s first theater, and is located in the Southern slope of the Acropolis underneath the Parthenon.

Dionysus Theater: The birthplace of theatrical performances. A major open-air theater and one of the earliest preserved in Athens - it was used for festivals in honor of the god Dionysus. It was Europe’s first theater, and is located in the Southern slope of the Acropolis underneath the Parthenon.

Rare vantage point from behind one of the iconic Caryatids on the 'Porch of the Maidens' provides us with a glimpse of the #Parthenon

Rare vantage point from behind one of the iconic Caryatids on the 'Porch of the Maidens' provides us with a glimpse of the #Parthenon

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day In 2014, it will have been a century since the Ottoman Empire and then the Republic of Turkey implemented policies that resulted in the genocide of 350,000 out of 700,000 Pontic Greeks, with the rest uprooted in the forced population exchange. Learn more about genocidal policies that brought an end to an ancient civilization in Asia Minor. http://www.london.d21.k12.il.us/teams/8synergy/pontoshistory.pdf

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day In 2014, it will have been a century since the Ottoman Empire and then the Republic of Turkey implemented policies that resulted in the genocide of 350,000 out of 700,000 Pontic Greeks, with the rest uprooted in the forced population exchange. Learn more about genocidal policies that brought an end to an ancient civilization in Asia Minor. http://www.london.d21.k12.il.us/teams/8synergy/pontoshistory.pdf

Nelly´s, Greek refugees from Asia Minor, 1925-27.

Nelly´s, Greek refugees from Asia Minor, 1925-27.

Smyrna-vict-families-1922-The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anatolia, Pontus, and the former Russian Caucasus province of Kars Oblast during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations…

Smyrna-vict-families-1922-The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anatolia, Pontus, and the former Russian Caucasus province of Kars Oblast during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations…

'Oxi' Day in Greece. The Greeks were told by Hitler to let the Nazis pass through, and they simply said "No."

'Oxi' Day in Greece. The Greeks were told by Hitler to let the Nazis pass through, and they simply said "No."

A video on the Battle of Greece (1940-41) and the "The Story of Oxi Day" by The Washington OXI Day Foundation

A video on the Battle of Greece (1940-41) and the "The Story of Oxi Day" by The Washington OXI Day Foundation

Greece Capodistrias First Hellenic Republic 10 Lepta 1831 Super Condition | eBay (Back Photo)

Greece Capodistrias First Hellenic Republic 10 Lepta 1831 Super Condition | eBay (Back Photo)

Η γέννηση της δραχμής.-1834: Η Αθήνα ανακηρύσσεται από τον Όθωνα, πρωτεύουσα του Ελληνικού Κράτους

Η γέννηση της δραχμής.-1834: Η Αθήνα ανακηρύσσεται από τον Όθωνα, πρωτεύουσα του Ελληνικού Κράτους

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