Από πάνω: Γιάννης Ρίτσος, Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης From top: Giannis Ritsos, Odysseas Elytis, Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Katrakis.

4 great Greek Men (from left): actor Manos Katrakis, composer Mikis Theodorakis, poet Yiannis Ritsos and poet Odysseas Elytis

Oscar Wilde in Greece (1881). Wilde and his party arrived in Greece at the port of Katakolo, where the ancient athletes and embassies from all around the Greek world arrived and traveled up to Olympia.

Oscar Wilde, in an Greek theatre outfit.

Civil War/Greece  An Orthodox priest getting water from a well.Location:Louzesti, Greece  Date taken:December 1947  Photographer:John Phillips

Civil War/Greece An Orthodox priest getting water from a well.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:December 1947 Photographer:John Phillips

First lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Judy Garland at the Greek War Relief headquarters in New York. March, 1941.

First lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Judy Garland at the Greek War Relief headquarters in New York.

1880, Corfu

1880, Corfu

Athènes. Vue de la porte ouest de l’agora romaine dans le quartier de Plaka © Musée Guimet, Paris, Distr. Rmn / Image Guimet

century photograph of the Gate of the Agora, Athens, Greece

1880 Corfu.

1880 Corfu.

Η μάλλον παλαιότερη φωτογραφία που τραβήχτηκε στην Ελλάδα από τον  Γάλλο Ζοζέφ Ζιλμπέρ Ζιρό ντε Πρανί το 1842, και αποτελεί την ακριβότερη δαγγεροτυπία (πουλήθηκε σε δημοπρασία του οίκου Κρίστις 789.000 ευρώ!)  The rather earlier photo taken in Greece by Frenchman Joseph Gilbert Giroud de Prunie in 1842, and is the most expensive dangerotypia (sold at auction house Christie 789,000 euros!)

The daguerreotypes of Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey. Prangey lived from 1804 to These are the earliest surviving photographs of Greece.

Greece Greek Army in Albania Front Argyrocastro Postcard Censored Feb 1941.

Greece Greek Army in Albania Front Argyrocastro Postcard Censored Feb 1941

Konstantinos Parthenis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Παρθένης) born in Alexandria, Egypt (10 May 1878 – 25 July 1967) was a distinguished Greek painter. Parthenis broke with the Greek academic tradition of the 19th century and introduced modern elements together with traditional themes, like the figure of Christ, in his art.

Konstantinos Parthenis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Παρθένης) born in Alexandria, Egypt (10 May 1878 – 25 July 1967) was a distinguished Greek painter. Parthenis broke with the Greek academic tradition of the 19th century and introduced modern elements together with traditional themes, like the figure of Christ, in his art.

1926 Farsala

1926 Farsala

Surrender of Japan, 1945. 4 Greek sailors, held prisoner in Japan since 1941, celebrate receipt of food dropped by U.S. planes, circa August 29-30, 1945. They are in their former prison in a Franciscan convent in Saitama prefecture, about 30 miles north of Tokyo.

Surrender of Japan, 4 Greek sailors, held prisoner in Japan since celebrate receipt of food dropped by U. planes, circa August They are in their former prison in a Franciscan convent in Saitama prefecture, about 30 miles north of Tokyo.

Antitank gun, attached to five parachutes, is dropped over Crete.

Antitank gun, attached to five parachutes, is dropped over Crete.

1930, Patra

A Cafe Crowd Along The Water-front, Maynard Owen Williams, Patras, Greece - my birthplace I love Patras!

A group of World War II German paratroopers captured in Crete. Taken in 1941 by an official photographer

A group of World War II German paratroopers captured in Crete. Taken in 1941 by an official photographer - pin by Paolo Marzioli

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