Raising of the banner
© Theodoros Vryzakis

Raising of the banner

Greek War of Independence

Raising of the banner
Metropolitan Germanos of Patras blessing the flag of the Greek resistance at Agia Lavra Monastery. ©Theodoros Vryzakis
1821 Mar 25

Raising of the banner

Monastery of Agia Lavra, Greec

Greek War of Independence, which made Greece the first country to break away from the Ottoman Empire, begins raising of the banner with the cross in the Monastery of Agia Lavra

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