Dec 10th - Dec 16th
December 10th, 1963: The Nobel
prize for literature is awarded to the Greek poet G. Seferis.
December 12th, 1803: The
destruction of St. Paraskevi of Souli to avoid its' capture by the Ottoman
Turks by the monk Samuel.
December 13th, 1797: The great
Feraios is arrested in Tergesti by the Austrian police. On
the same day in history in 1943 "The period of Katoxi"
the Nazi forces murder all the men of
Calabrata a total of 1101 persons.
December 16th 1828: The first courts
of modern Greece are established by Ioannes
Feraios · A national Greek hero and
poet during the Ottoman occupation. He is considered the first martyr in the
war for Greek independence!
Capodistrias · First Prime Minister
and hero of modern Greece. He managed to do the impossible by bringing
a devastated country back into modern Europe in the shortest possible time!
· A sad time in modern Greek history when
Greece was occupied by the Axis forces between 1941-1944.