Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March…
Selahlik silahlik or bensilah. Ottoman leather weapons belt (selahlik / silahlik) worn throughout the Ottoman Empire, made from layers of leather containing slips to hold a yatagan sword and other weapons.
Athansios Diakos ranks among the world’s most historic warriors, giving his life to one of the most beautiful ideals known to mankind: Freedom
Anagnostaras, a hero of the Greek War of Independence
Theodoros Vryzakis (oil painting, Benaki Museum, Athens) illustrates Bishop Germanos of old Patras blessing the Greek banner at Agia Lavra on the outset of the national revolt against the Turks on 25 March 1821
Grateful Hellas, by Theodoros Vryzakis, 1958 [Greece personified as a woman, with revolutionaries who participated in the Greek War of Independence]
General Yannis Makriyannis was a Greek merchant, military officer, politician and author. A merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit.
Markos Botsaris (c. 1788 – 21 August was a Greek general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.
Greek General Theodoros Kolokotronis supervising during the battle of Dervenakia
The Battle of Dervenakia (Greek: Μάχη των Δερβενακίων) was the Greek victory over the Ottoman forces on 26–28 July 1822, an important event in the Greek War of Independence. The destruction of Dramali Pasha's forces saved the heartland of the rebellion, the Morea, and secured it for the Greeks until the arrival of Ibrahim Pasha in 1825
The Sacred Band (Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος) was a battalion founded by Alexander Ypsilantis at the beginning of the Greek War of Independence, in February 1821 in Wallachia, now part of Romania.
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lithography by Karl Krazeisen. Georgios Karaiskakis, born Georgios Iskos (January 1780 or January 1782 – April was a famous Greek military commander, and a hero of the Greek War of Independence.