The Olympians Marathon: Spyros Louis in 1896 & MD Sherring 1906 #athensmarathon #benakimuseumcollection #lithography

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The Marathon Olympians: Greek Spyros Louis (left) in the 1896 Games and MD Sherring in the 1906 Games. Lithograph by Sotiris Christidis

Battle of the Greek War of Independence

Country: Greece -Greek War of Independence -(mainly) Britain, France, Russia, and Greek Revolutionaries vs. Ottoman Empire -Greeks were popular with the world, so therefore got support from the world (except the Ottoman Empire) Justin G.

Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation."

Laskarina Bouboulina (Greek: Λασκαρίνα Μπουμπουλίνα, pronounced [laskaˈrina bubuˈlina]), 11 May 1771 – 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation."

The execution of Archbishop Kyprianos of Cyprus

The execution of Archbishop Kyprianos of Cyprus

Greek boy defending his wounded father

The painting "A Greek boy defending his wounded father" by Ary Scheffer reflects the attitudes of French Philhellenism.

Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth

The Oath of Initiation into the Society by Dionysios Tsokos Alexander Ypsilantis crosses the Pruth, by Peter von Hess Greek boy defending his wounded father by Ary Scheffer Uprising of Salona by Louis Dupré … Continue reading →

The Oath of Initiation into the Society

Filiki eteria, The Oath of Initiation into the Society by Dionysios Tsokos

Rout of the Greeks at Larissa, Greco-Turkish War, 24 April 1897

Rout of the Greeks at Larissa, Greco-Turkish War, 24 April French educational card, late century.

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