On the 100th anniversary of the destruction of Smyrna, the BLE will commemorate the survival and perseverance of the Greeks of Asia Minor.
The Power of Virtual Events Over 80 people from around the world gathered on May 26, 2021, for a lively virtual discussion of powerful women in Greek history from the Byzantine era to the present day. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon (BLE) and the Consulate General of Greece in Boston, … Continued
Laskarina Bouboulina: History Laskarina Bouboulina was born in 1771, with the spirit of revolution in her blood, in an Ottoman prison. Her father was imprisoned for participating in a previous Greek uprising. He died shortly after her birth and she never forgot why she was raised without him. She grew up in Hydra and moved … Continued
A Virtual Event Series Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for a year-long commemoration of women in the 1821 Greek War of Independence and beyond. Through virtual events and digital content, we will spotlight women’s diverse roles in the Greek Revolution. Together, we will examine their legacy for modern-day Greece and the Greek diaspora. Looking Back, … Continued
On November 13th, University of New Hampshire Adjunct Professor Andrew Ntapalis presented his research and findings about a controversial and misunderstood figure in Greek history and literature, the ‘Romios.’ At the event, sponsored by the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon’s Guardianship of the Greek Language Department and held at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Watertown, Massachusetts, Ntapalis urged … Continued
The Boston Lykeion Ellinidon’s Guardianship of the Greek Language Department, chaired by Konstantina Choros, will host its first event on Tuesday, November 13th. “‘Romios’ in Greek Songs of Heroic Sacrifice,” a lecture by Andrew Ntapalis, Adjunct Professor of Modern Greek at the University of New Hampshire, will be held at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Watertown, MA at 6:30 … Continued