Tag Archives: Junta

1. Arcadia ~ Αρκαδία

Arcadia is a regional unit within the region of Peloponnese, in Greece. Tripoli, the capital of Arcadia, is also the capital city of Peloponnese. The regional unit Arcadia is subdivided into 5 municipalities. One of these five municipalities is Gortyna, … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis in New York (1970)

  In July of 1970, Mikis Theodorakis visited New York City to attend the UN World Youth Assembly (Theodorakis was president of the junta-disbanded Lambrakis Youth Movement, and also of the Patriotic Front). While in NYC, he met with Boston’s … Continue reading

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Grigoris Lambrakis, symbol of democracy

* Grigoris Lambrakis (April 3, 1912 – May 27, 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.  Today, May 22, 2013 it has … Continue reading

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