Sunday, 21 June 2009 00:00

Modern History

During the period of the 1821 revolution, Thassos breathed a short period of freedom, when the Greeks arrived to the island and the tzormpatzis was set head of the revolutionary movement. The Turks were defeated and expelled to Kavala. However, this did not last long, because the fear of pirates led the Thassians to seek help from the passa of Thessalonici.

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