ELIAMEP Vice President Thanos Veremis discusses, in his article for newspaper TA NEA, how relevant the Revolution of 1821 feels today. The account of Fotios Chrysanthopoulos, known as Fotakos, from the village of Magouliana in Gortynia, is an invaluable source for historiography, explains Thanos Veremis. Memoirs are essential in understanding the concept of palingenesis, or rebirth. Chrysanthopoulos’ account truthfully conveys his hesitations while recounting his introduction to the Revolution.

You may read the article in Greek here.