#memories [Mobilization, Athens 1940, photo by Voula Papaioannou - Phorographic…

#memories [Mobilization, Athens 1940, photo by Voula Papaioannou - Phorographic…

1943 WWII Greek Children at Refugee Camp Camp Moses Well Egypt Press Photo

1943 WWII Greek Children at Refugee Camp Camp Moses Well Egypt Press Photo

This is the headpiece of the traditional costume from Macedonia, Greece. Notice how much it resembles an ancient Greek helmet? According to the legend, while Alexander the Great was on an expedition, his kingdom was attacked. The men he had left behind retreated, but the women did not. They were the ones who defended his kingdom and won the battle. When he came back he presented them with helmets as a symbol of honour. Women in the area proudly wear it ever since

This is the headpiece of the traditional costume from Macedonia, Greece. Notice how much it resembles an ancient Greek helmet? According to the legend, while Alexander the Great was on an expedition, his kingdom was attacked. The men he had left behind retreated, but the women did not. They were the ones who defended his kingdom and won the battle. When he came back he presented them with helmets as a symbol of honour. Women in the area proudly wear it ever since

Greece, Rahil Meyir Ezra, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: 77098. Born in Ioannina, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Ioannina to the camps on 25/03/1944. Was interne d in Birkenau and Bergen Belsen. Released in Germany on 15/09/1945, and returned to Greece the same year.

Greece, Rahil Meyir Ezra, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: 77098. Born in Ioannina, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Ioannina to the camps on 25/03/1944. Was interne d in Birkenau and Bergen Belsen. Released in Germany on 15/09/1945, and returned to Greece the same year.

Prisoner number: A-8322. Mathilde Koulia Sarda. Born in Corfu , Greece. Deported by the Germans from Corfu to the camps on 09/06/1944. Was interned in Birkenau and Auschwitz. Released in Germany on 01/03/1945, and returned to Greece the same year

Prisoner number: A-8322. Mathilde Koulia Sarda. Born in Corfu , Greece. Deported by the Germans from Corfu to the camps on 09/06/1944. Was interned in Birkenau and Auschwitz. Released in Germany on 01/03/1945, and returned to Greece the same year

Greece, Ida Engel, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: A-8282. Born in Salonica, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Athens to the camp on 20/05/1944. Was interned in Birkenau, Auschwitz, Bergen Belsen. Released on 18/05/1945 from Germany, and returned to Greece that year.

Greece, Ida Engel, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: A-8282. Born in Salonica, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Athens to the camp on 20/05/1944. Was interned in Birkenau, Auschwitz, Bergen Belsen. Released on 18/05/1945 from Germany, and returned to Greece that year.

Greece, Claire Matalon Beja, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: A-8284. Born in Saloniki, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Athens to the camps on 11/06/1944. Was interned in Birkenau, Bergen Belsen and Ragum. Released in Germany on 05/05/1945, and returned to Greece the same year

Greece, Claire Matalon Beja, a Holocaust survivor. Prisoner number: A-8284. Born in Saloniki, Greece. Deported by the Germans from Athens to the camps on 11/06/1944. Was interned in Birkenau, Bergen Belsen and Ragum. Released in Germany on 05/05/1945, and returned to Greece the same year

serra, also called the Pyrichios. A dance of Pontos consisting of Atsiapat, Tik, Tromachton -σερρα-πυριχιος.mp4

serra, also called the Pyrichios. A dance of Pontos consisting of Atsiapat, Tik, Tromachton -σερρα-πυριχιος.mp4

Cosmopolitan Smyrna burns in the background as refugees desperately board boats to flee the massacre which ensued

Cosmopolitan Smyrna burns in the background as refugees desperately board boats to flee the massacre which ensued

Τυχαία συνάντηση στην αγορά Iωάννινα, 1952 Φωτ. Κώστας Μπαλάφας Αρχείο Μουσείου Μπενάκη

Τυχαία συνάντηση στην αγορά Iωάννινα, 1952 Φωτ. Κώστας Μπαλάφας Αρχείο Μουσείου Μπενάκη

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