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  • Cyprus 1974:Two documentary testimonies... Turkish chaos, Greek inaction

    Another anniversary. Forty-seven years later. First the coup detat of President Makarios, on July 15, 1974 by the Greek-speaking members of the junta and its residents in Cyprus, EOKA II. And the course was prescribed. The Turkish invasion followed on July 20. The underground collusions between the

  • Heroic defense... Sparta humiliates the "Eagle" of Epirus Pyrrhus

    In 274 BC Pyrrhus was still in Italy. However, the crushing of the army in the battles with the Romans convinced him that the only solution was his return to Greece, where new opportunities presented themselves for his ambitious character. His goal was the capture of the Macedonian throne. Pyrrhu

  • Περικυκλωμένοι! Το τακτικό αριστούργημα του Ξενοφώντα που έσωσε χιλιάδες

    Οι Έλληνες στρατιώτες του σώματος των Μυρίων, έχοντας ξεφύγει, όπως πίστευαν από την εχθρική καταδίωξη, μετά την σφαγή των αξιωματικών τους, αντίκριζαν με αισιοδοξία το μέλλον. Είχαν στρατοπεδεύσει σε έναν τόπο όπου υπήρχε αφθονία τροφίμων. Εξάλλου άξιζαν λίγη ανάπαυση, καθώς είχαν περάσει τις τελευ

  • Battle of Wit:Byzantine "Thermopyla" and interception of Attila the Hun

    In 444 AD the infamous leader of the Huns, Attila, invaded the Byzantine lands and plundered, slaughtered and plundered, according to the custom of his tribe, saying, smugly, that where he set foot, not even grass grew again! Emperor Theodosius II was forced to accept Attilas humiliating terms, payi

  • Tegira:Crooked Phalanx &Holy Horde humiliate double Spartans

    The battle of Tegyra, in 375 BC. despite the small size of the forces involved in it, it is one of the most important in ancient Greek history. In this battle, Pelopidas with the Theban Sacred Company and some horsemen defeated a stronger Spartan force, dispelling the myth of invincible Sparta. T

  • SPARTA'S LAST WAR... The City of the Brave Battles Rome

    The proud Sparta was for centuries the most warlike Greek city with the best soldiers of Greece. The historic city had declined dramatically after the defeat of the reformer king Cleomenes at Sellasia in 222 BC. Despite this, she could still show her teeth even against mighty Rome. In 207 BC Spar

  • Arkadiopolis:Russians &Bulgarians in the Byzantine spider's web

    Nikiphoros Phokas, in order to face the Bulgarian threat on the northern borders of the Byzantine Empire, called the Russian ruler Sviatoslav for help. He accepted with enthusiasm and invaded Bulgaria in AD 968 The Bulgarian Tsar Peter then accepted the terms of the Byzantines and capitulated. Bu

  • Κατοχή:Ο Ιταλός σφαγέας της δυτικής Μακεδονίας, ενορχηστρωμένη φρίκη

    Η τραγωδία της Δυτικής Μακεδονίας κατά την περίοδο της κατοχής δεν έχει όμοιά της. Όλοι οι εχθροί τον ελληνισμού εμφανίζονται εκεί κατά την περίοδο της δουλείας, δρώντες με όλες τις σκοτεινές τους οργανώσεις. Η περίοδος 1941-44 εμφανίζει ανάλογα με αυτή του Μακεδονικού Αγώνα. Γερμανοί, Ιταλοί, Βούλγ

  • Εσκί Σεχήρ 1921… Το Ελληνικό Ιππικό τσακίζει τους Τούρκους

    Το 1921 ο Ελληνικός Στρατός αγωνιζόταν ήδη καιρό στη Μικρά Ασία. Το Ιππικό, αν και ολιγάριθμο, είχε διαδραματίσει σημαντικό ρόλο στις επιχειρήσεις. Σύντομα όμως θα έγραφε νέες σελίδες δόξας στις εκεί ελληνικές πατρίδες. Τον Ιούνιο του 1921 η Ταξιαρχία Ιππικού (ΤΙ), μετά την συμμετοχή της στις επι

  • "The hand of God was with the Greeks"... The great massacre of the Hungarians

    The Byzantine emperor John II Komnenos had married the Hungarian princess Piroska who was named Irini. In this way he found himself involved in the dynastic disputes of the Hungarian kingdom. John gave asylum to a relative of his wife, but the Hungarian king Stefanos preferred him dead. When John

  • REVELATION:The Turkish invasion of 1956 that didn't happen... Karamanlis &Tito

    In 1956, Turkey planned an invasion of Cyprus to create conditions for Greek and Turkish conflicts with Britain, which was an occupying power, not to react. The information was given by the leader of Yugoslavia, Tito, to the Greek Prime Minister, Konstantinos Karamanlis. Of course, this information

  • The Taliban kill to find the treasure of M. Alexander

    Ancient Bactrian is located in northern Afghanistan, on the border with the former Soviet Union. Today the region borders Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. In 330 BC, when Alexander the Great overthrew the Persian Empire, he arrived in Bactria in pursuit of its satrap, Byssus, who had killed

  • Από την Επανάσταση του 1821 στην θέσπιση “Προστασίας” (ΜΕΡΟΣ Β’)

    Το παρόν κείμενον αποτελεί μέρος της πρωτότυπης επιστημονικής εργασίας του υπό τον τίτλον «Η θέσμισις της Προστασίας εν Ελλάδι και ο ρόλος του Αγγλικού Κόμματος, με συνεκτίμησιν της Γεωπολιτικής των Θαλασσίων Δυνάμεων στο υποσύστημα της Ανατολικής Μεσογείου:Συνδυαστική Νεο-Μαρξιστική, Ρεαλιστική και

  • The Greeks defeat the Turks in Moldowallachia - Seretis River 1821

    On February 24, 1821, Alexandros Ypsilantis declared the beginning of the Revolution. It was preceded, on February 21, by the battle of Galatsia in Romania, the first battle of the campaign, which ended with a victory for the Greeks. The Greeks were initially advanced as far as Wallachia. Soon, howe

  • If Paleologos had not been sacrificed in the city would there have been so many 1821?

    In our childhood we learned the legend of the Marble King. Centuries have passed since the City, the joy and pride of all the Greeks, had been subjected to the most barbarous people. But the legend didnt die, how could it die, the legend, the very memory of Paleologos, who fights alone with thousand

  • RARE VIDEO! March 25, 1941, last pre-Occupation celebration

    Rare film taken by Princess Maria Bonaparte, wife of Prince George, uncle of King George II of Greece. No military units took part in the parade, as the soldiers were fighting at the Front, but only EON children.

  • Hatzimihalis Dalianis:Hipparchos of '21, gave everything for the Homeland

    HIPPERCHUS OF THE FIGHT OF PALIGENESIA, says the bust of the warlord Hatzimichalis Dalianis, in the garden of heroes, in Delvinaki of Ioannina, which bowed to his heroism and his struggle, for the liberation of slavery from the Ottomans Homeland. The hero was born in 1775 in Delvinaki Pogoni in the

  • 1821:Women of the Race, warriors, captains, spies!

    They actively participated in the struggle, formed their own groups, bought secret weapons and threw their ships into the Revolution. The female captains of 21 dominate history and their rich action is transferred to the next generations, through the typical examples of Laskarina Bouboulina and Domn

  • Γερμανική εισβολή στην Ελλάδα 1941:Ο “μπαλαντέρ” του ελληνικού δράματος

    Η Γιουγκοσλαβία δεν είχε εμπλακεί μέχρι τον Απρίλιο του 1941 στον πόλεμο. Ο Χίτλερ από τα τέλη Νοεμβρίου του 1940 είχε επιχειρήσει να προσδέσει τη χώρα αυτή στο γερμανικό άρμα, ενόψει της σχεδιαζόμενης επίθεσης κατά της Ελλάδας. Στις 28 Νοεμβρίου ο Χίτλερ συναντήθηκε με τον Γιουγκοσλάβο υπουργό εξωτ

  • Οχυρό Ρούπελ:80 χρόνια μετά από την επική μάχη – Το κάστρο δεν έπεσε

    Η ιστορική μνήμη και το μεγαλείο της ελληνικής ψυχής αναβιώνουν στο μυαλό και τα μάτια κάθε επισκέπτη που πατάει το πόδι του στον ιερό χώρο των οχυρών Ρούπελ. Εκεί, στην κατάφυτη πλαγιά του Ρούπελ, όπου η ιστορία και το φυσικό περιβάλλον συνυπάρχουν αρμονικά, κάτω από τη σκιά του μαρμάρινου μνημείου

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