Greek History

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Greek Independence Day, national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that she would bear the son of God. Ancient Greece, Patras, Thessaloniki, Ancient, Greek Orthodox, Greek Soldier, Greek Culture, Go Greek, Greek Independence

A big holiday here.... March 25th - both the day of the Annunciation and the day of Greek Independence.... freedom from the hated Ottoman Turks in 1821. It was a perfect day for a parade - a sunny crystal clear day and the streets were full of children waving flags, street vendors hawking balloons, flags, and food, and row after row of proud young marchers in school uniforms or gorgeous historic costumes. The flag of Greece has not changed since the revolution against the Ottoman Empire in…

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Madrid, Architecture, Greece, Athens, Acropolis, Ancient Greece, Athens Greece, Pisa, Ancient Greece Aesthetic

Classic and Contemporary Come Together in the Capital Athens. Is awesome. It is. Maybe it's hard to believe me. I love every place you might think. (That's entirely not true by the way. Pisa. I did not love Pisa. At all. Or Madrid, the first time. Luckily, there was a next time to make Madrid

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