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REMEMBERING 1821 – SOME PERTINENT QUESTIONS

Every year, when Greek Independence Day approaches, we hear within our community the retelling of this great event as the fight for freedom from oppression and tyranny of “Turkokratia” (Ottoman rule). Yet the explanation remains at this basic and superficial level, without much qualification or thought, as Greeks then adjourn to attend to “celebrations” and glendia dressed as “cultural” events. ... Read More »