1821 Greek Independence Day, March 25th, Greek Revolution!

Freedom or Death, words that started the 1821 Greek revolution, Kalavrita, Greece
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Acropolis of Athens, Athens, Greece. The Acropolis of Athens can be seen as a symbol for the Ancient Greek World, the classical period of the Hellenic civilization

sun bursting dramatically through the clouds over the Parthenon, Athens, Greece. I haven't been here, but love antiquities and history. Greece should probably be on my bucket list, but the instability of the government and currency are worrisome.

Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete

Greek girl with traditional costume from the island of Crete Face cast for Maja

Greece: The Greek costume is highly unique, with no other country similar to it. Greeks are very proud of their military tradition, and treat these costume-donning regulars on the public squares of Athens with great respect.

This is an image of traditional greek dancing when Greek folk music is played. This wardrobe is put on for dancing folk. Greek dancing is line dancing but everyone has their arms around their shoulders.

Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825) on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821

Laskarina Bouboulina on 1000 Drachmai 1970 Banknote from Greece. Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 Link to Wikipedia article here:.

greek and proud

Dignity: Greek "Evzones " won't move when on duty even in heavy rain. Soldier putting a coat on Greek parliament guard

Greek Soldier of the Elite Evzone Guard Wearing Traditional 19th Century Uniform For a Ceremony Photographic Print by Alfred Eisenstaedt at Art.com

Greek Soldier of the Elite Evzone Guard Wearing Traditional 19th Century Uniform For a Ceremony

Greek Soldier of the Elite Evzone Guard Wearing Traditional Century Uniform For a Ceremony Photographic Print by Alfred Eisenstaedt at Art com

Freedom or Death, words that started the 1821 Greek revolution, Kalavrita, Greece

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death") is the motto of Greece. It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August 1823) was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

Markos Botsaris (Greek: Μάρκος Μπότσαρης, c. 1788 – 21 August was a general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.

ΖΩΓΡΑΦΙΖΩ για την 25η Μαρτίου - Φύλλα Εργασίας (1) ~ Los Niños

ΖΩΓΡΑΦΙΖΩ για την 25η Μαρτίου - Φύλλα Εργασίας (1) ~ Los Niños

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