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“Soul-children” (Ψυχοπαίδια)

“Soul-children” (Ψυχοπαίδια)

By Maro Rempoutsika & Gregory Kontos In a notarial record signed on the island of Kythera in 1564, back when the island was under Venetian rule, we learn about the details of an adoption contract.[1] In particular, a man named Georgis Maneas, agreed to accept a...

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Senior Prom

Senior Prom

By George Zimmar The end of senior year was festive as I joined classmates to party. My parents had purchased a new 1955 Mercury sedan, with a blazing red and white two-tone color. Since my parents did not drive, I was charged with driving duties and used the car to...

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Greek Genealogy Webinar Coming Up Soon

Greek Genealogy Webinar Coming Up Soon

Since its very foundation, Greek Ancestry has sponsored numerous educational initiatives to advance the field of Greek genealogy, to facilitate research and spread knowledge. While the whole world was stuck at home during the first COVID-19 quarantines, we kept each...

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Η ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ GEN Z “ΘΥΜΑΤΑΙ” ΤΟ Β’ ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟ ΠΟΛΕΜΟ

Η ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ GEN Z “ΘΥΜΑΤΑΙ” ΤΟ Β’ ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟ ΠΟΛΕΜΟ

Η μόνη λύση είναι να στηριχτούμε στην όποια, έστω έμμεση, “μνήμη” σώζεται, καθώς και στην ιστορική μελέτη, έτσι ώστε να διατηρήσουμε τα κεκτημένα της ελευθερίας και της δημοκρατίας για τα οποία αγωνίστηκαν αυτοί που τώρα δεν είναι κοντά μας.

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Lausanne Centennial: Geographical Origins of Greek Refugees

Lausanne Centennial: Geographical Origins of Greek Refugees

July 24th, 2023, marked the centennial of the Treaty of Lausanne. This article aims to shed light on the historical context of that Treaty by studying newly digitized records of Asia Minor Greek refugees. The findings of the statistical analysis will enable us to visualize the geographical origins of the refugees and gain a deeper understanding of the history of Hellenism in Asia Minor.

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