History

History

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Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

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The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....

Pontian Greek Genocide

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Each year the descendants of the Pontian-Greeks along with all Hellenes and Phil-Hellenes across the United States and Canada commemorate the victims and honor...

Twice A Stranger

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“Twice a Stranger,” a documentary about the most significant forced population exchanges in the 20th century was recently presented by the Modern Greek Studies department at the University of Illinois.

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The Greek immigrant Louis Tikas born in Crete, Greece as Elias Spantidakis was the main labor union organizer at the Ludlow camp during a 14-month coal strike in...

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A sample of the mysterious handwriting found on the pages of a 1504 copy of Homer's ancient Greek poem "The Odyssey" - University...

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U.S. President Barack Obama issued a statement on the occasion of Armenian Remembrance Day. American-Armenians form the second largest community in the Armenian diaspora...

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Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today marked the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence from the Ottoman empire by delivering remarks at the American Hellenic...

President Barack Obama Issues a declaration on the 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

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US President Barack Obama released a proclamation on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, to be observed March 25th, 2014. The US President calls...

Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

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February is Black History Month and paying tribute to this very special group of Americans should not be just an opportunity to sympathize, get...

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For the past 230 years, the story sculpted on the frieze of the Parthenon, one of the most influential buildings in the western world,...

Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

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Archbishop Iakovos was one of the first powerful people in America to embrace the ideas of Dr. King and march hand in hand...