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The secret assembly of Vostitsa as the beginning of 1821

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The secret assembly of Vostitsa as the beginning of 1821

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17–18 July 2021
4 April 2021

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2021

Abstract

This patriotic work explains in detail where, how and when the Greek Revolution began from the decision taken at the secret assembly of the Philiki Etaireia in Vostitsa (Aigio) on 26–30 January 1821, with the leading figures of Papaflessas and Germanos of Old Patras; the preparation, conscription and first blows to Turks; the oath-taking at the Great Lavra Monastery and the first sieges and liberations of cities in the Morea. Thirty important figures from the field of culture, actors and everyday people appear in a rich journey and in interviews, among them the abbots of the Great Lavra, Mega Spileon and Taxiarches monasteries, as well as towering historical fighters. Throughout the narrative, members of historical re-enactment clubs, such as Vostitsa 1821 and Moraites En Horo, Patras, dress up in fustanellas to for unique cinematic scenes representing battles.

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