Plaka, Athens - Greece

Athens **Architecture details of Ancient Athens.Photo taken on Monastiraki station. Cannot wait to see Athens!

Vintage Gypsy,  Athens Museum Greek folk costume

Athens Museum

partial to the sleeve layering at the edge - Vintage Gypsy, Athens Museum

Koulouri vendor, Athens, Greece. Koluouri, a plain, circular bread topped with sesame seeds, tends to be the morning fare for most Greeks. It has evolved like bagels in the US, with new flavors in addition to the traditional plain. The bread must be eaten fresh, so it is best consumed early in the morning.

Koulouri vendor, Athens, Greece If you have never tried a koulouri baked fresh…

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

12 must-see images of the Greek revolution | Hellenic American Leadership Council

Dupré's depiction of Greek rebels hoisting the flag at Salona.

Athens. [Stadiou street] 1923; Dorothy Burr Thompson. #solebike #Athens #e-bike #sightseeing

Athens. [Stadiou street] 1923; Dorothy Burr Thompson. #solebike #Athens #e-bike #sightseeing

"One hour of freedom is worth more than forty years of slavery and life in prison." - Here is part of The Patriotic Revolutionary Hymn of Regas Feraios. He  did not live to see the revolution, but he sewed the seeds of freedom which grew in the hearts of Greeks and Phil-Hellenes alike.

The Greeks' motto was "Liberty or Death" so they fought many battles and a lot of them died, but they finally won. Now we are a free nation because our .

CHRISTIDIS, SOTIRIOS. "The fall of Tripoli town".In Athens: George D. Fexis, [circa 1895].   Dimensions: 460 x 337mm. "... Greek revolution captain Panagiotis Kefalas first on the walls πρώτος επί των τειχών places the Greek flag."

"The fall of Tripoli town".In Athens: George D. Fexis, [circa Dimensions: 460 x ". Greek revolution captain Panagiotis Kefalas first on the walls πρώτος επί των τειχών places the Greek flag.

Dimitrios Papanikolis (1790–1855) was a naval hero of the Greek Revolution, famous for being the first to successfully employ a fireship to destroy an Ottoman ship of the line.

Dimitrios Papanikolis (born on Psara in 1790 - was a naval hero of the Greek War of Independence, famous for being the first to successfully employ a fireship to destroy an Ottoman ship of the line.

Elli Souyioultzoglou-Seraïdari (Greek: Έλλη Σουγιουλτζόγλου-Σεραϊδάρη) b.1899 - d.1998 (better known as Nelly's) is one the most celebrated Greek photographers of all time, and during the interwar period became one of the world's most celebrated female photographers. Her pictures of ancient Greek temples against sea and sky backgrounds, which were published by the first Greek ministries of tourism, shaped the first visual images of Greece in the Western mind.

Girl from Ipati. Ipati, Greece, circa 1930 Elli Souyioultzoglou-Seraïdari - (better known as Nelly) a celebrated Greek photographer, acclaimed for her photographs of Greece during the interwar period .

Thomas Phillips: Lord Byron in Greek dress, 1813 prior to the Greek Revolution in 1821

1835 portrait of the poet George Gordon, Lord Byron, in Albanian costume, by Thomas Philips

12 must-see images of the Greek revolution | Hellenic American Leadership Council

Greece expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi, Eugene Delacroix. This painting portrays a single woman, which shows the Romantic concept of the importance of the individual.

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