Saturday, June 10, 2017

Book - The Greeks: The Triumphant Journey - From the Ancient Greeks and the Greek Revolution of 1821, to Greek Americans - 205 Greek Names Listed



I recently learned about this book and ordered a used copy from Amazon.com (also available online from other retailers).  I really enjoyed it.

"This is a collection of essays and documents concerning some of the most important events in the long history of Greek people." - Antonios H. Diamataris, publisher

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THE GREEKS
The Triumphant Journey
From the Ancient Greeks
and the Greek Revolution of 1821,
to Greek Americans

Publisher - The National Herald
First Edition 2001 - Second Edition 2002

"This book is made possible due to the generous
support of the "Stavros S. Niarchos" Foundation
to which we are deeply grateful."

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Below you will find the TABLE OF CONTENTS and for your reference a list of the 
205 GREEK NAMES mentioned in the book.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments by Antonios H. Diamataris, publisher
Greece in the American Imagination by Steve Frangos

CHAPTER 1 - ANCIENT GREECE AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO CIVILIZATION

Chronology of Ancient Greece
The Athenian Constitution
Pericles's funeral oration
Plato:  The Republic
Demosthenes attacks his accuser
The Apology of Socrates
Medicine in Ancient Greece
Ancient Greek Religious Thought Marks Christian Theology and Practice

CHAPTER 2 - THE GREEK REVOLUTION OF 1821

The Origins of the Revolution
Revolutionary Proclamation for Law and Fatherland
Revolutionary Conspiracy:  The Philiki Etairia
The Memoirs of Emmanuil Xanthos, a Founding Member of the Philiki Etairia
Fight for Faith and Motherland
"Social Banditry", the Memoirs of Theodoros Kolokotronis
The 1819 address of Count Ioannis Kapodistrias
The American Response to the Greek War of Independence
1821 "Grecian Fever" spreads to America
Greek Heroes and Heroines
The Treaty of London, July 6, 1827

CHAPTER 3 - EPIC IN AMERICA:  THE EARLY IMMIGRANTS

The Greek American Mosaic
First wave:  18th century Settlers in Florida
Ellis, the island of tears
In search of a better life
Passage to America and life in the New Land
Greeks build oldest school in U.S.
The Greeks of Chicago
Threads of Tradition:  Wedding
Greek Women's Fabric Art in America
Greek America at Work
Euterope Dukakis:  The story of an Immigrant Woman who lived the American dream
Greek American Patriotism

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GREEK NAMES MENTIONED IN BOOK

Alexakou-Sellountos, Voula
Amvrosios, Ioannis
Anagnostaras
Anagnostopoulos, Panayiotis
Ananias, Bishop
Asemakes, Zaimes
Babayiane, Dimitrios
Bacos, Dukenie Babayanie
Bacos, Michael
Bakales, Anagnostes
Benakis
Bicouvaris, Mary
Bithikotsis, Gregory
Bitzaktzis, Kyriakos
Bouboulina, Laskarina
Calvocoressis, George Mousalas
Calvocoressis, George Partridge
Calvocoressis, Mary D. Baldwin
Carr, Chris - aka Christos H. Karaberis
Carsoneas, Sam
Cheliotes, Arthur
Chimbidis, James
Chletsos, Panagiotis
Christopher, George
Christy, John
Cocoris, John
Delarof, eustrate
Demitrais, Deni
Diakoumogianopoulos, Yiorgos
Dikaios, Grigorios
Dilboy, George
Dimitrakopoulos, Panayiotis
Dimitry, Alexander
Dimitry, Ann Elizabeth Johnson
Dimitry, Charles Patten
Dimitry, John or John Bull Smith
Doukakis, Stamatis
Dracos, Marianne Celeste
Dracos, Michael
Dukakis, Euterpe Boukis
Dukakis, Michael
Ellis (Boutsellis), James
Evmorphopoulos, Dionysios
Farmakis, James
Fisk, Photios
Gaitanos, Vasilios
Galanos, Tom
Galatis, Nikolaos
Gazis, Archimandrite Anthimos
Geo-Karis, Adeline J.
Georgiadis, Alexis
Germanos, Metropolitan of Old Patras
Giannopoulos, Yannis
Gouletas-Carey, Evangeline
Gousis, Petros
Hambas, Nick
Ioannidou, Poulheria
Ippitis, Petros
Isavridis
Kaffeges, Thomas
Kairi, Evanthia
Kalleres, Michael P.
Kallimakhis, Skarlatos
Kaminaris, Savvas
Kapodistrias, Count Ioannis
Karabatsos, Notsios
Karamitros,  Peter
Karayiannis, Panagiotakis
Katakouzinos, Alexandros
Katakouzinos, Georgios
Katovis, Steve
Katsonis, Lambros
Kavalieropoulos, Konstantinos
Kazan, Elia
Kazantzakis, Helen
Khrysospathis, Ilias
Kline, Harry
Kolokotronis, Gianni
Kolokotronis, Kostantes
Kolokotronis, Niketas
Kolokotronis, Theodoros
Komizopoulos, Antonios
Komizopoyulos, Antonios
Komninos dynasty
Konstantas, Grigorios
Koraes, Adamantios
Koroneos, Demetrios or Monahan, Charles
Koumbaris, Kyriakos
Koumbaris, L.
Kourpias, George J.
Krevatas
Krokydas, Asimakis
Kyriakos, Kamarinos
Lambadakis, N.
Lassanis, Georgios
Leontis, Neocles
Leventis, Georgios
Litsas, Fotis
Loukas, Father D.
Louriotis
Makriyiannis, Ioannis
Mandilias, Archimandrite Nicholas
Manis, Elias
Mantzarakis, Vangelis
Marinella
Marinoglou, Konstantinos
Markesis, Petros
Matsas, Nestor
Mavrogenous, Dimitrios
Mavrogenous, Manto
Mavrokordatos, Prince Alexandros
Mavromikhalis, Petros
Mavros, K.
Mavroyenis
Medici, Elias
Metaxa, George
Metropoulos, Dimitri
Mihalis, Magremes
Mikhaloglou, Mikhail
Miller, Colonel Lucas Miltiades
Moskhos
Negris, Theodoros
Nickolaou, James
Oikonomos, Khristodoulos
Oikonomos, Manthos
Olympics, Georgios
Orphanos, Gerassimos
Oungrovlakhias, Archbishop Ignatios
Pagonis, Gus
Pan, Hermes
Panagiotopoulos, Pantelas
Panaoussis, Spyros
Panopoulos, George
Pantages, Alexander
Pantazopoulos, Father B.
Papa Efthymios [Blakhavas]
Papa Georgiou, Anagnostis – aka Anagnostaras
Papadakis, George or George Patterson
Papaioannou, Stavros
Papanikolas, Helen
Papanikolas, Helen Zeese
Papanikolas, Zeese
Papazoglou-Margaris-Theano
Pappadopoulos
Pappas, Aristeidas
Paradise, John
Patzimadis, Nikolaos
Pentedekas, Konstantinos
Perdicaris, George A.
Perdicaris, Ion
Perraivos, Khristophoros
Petalas, Khristos
Petrakis, Harry Mark
Pharmakis, Ioannis
Phlessas, Archimandrite Grigorios Dikaios
Phlessas, Dikaios
Politis, Elias K.
Pooley, Mrs.George Bitzi
Poulopoulos, Yiannis
Poulos, John
Psalidas, Petros
Rigas [Velestinlis]
Rizos, Iakovakis
Romas, Count Dionysios
Salas, Grigorios
Sarbanes, Paul
Scholarios, Georgios
Sekeris, Athanasios
Sekeris, Georgios
Sekeris, Panayiotis
Sirian, George
Skoufas, Nikolaos
Skoundas, Gus
Skouras, Charles
Skouras, George
Skouras, Spyros
Skouros brothers
Soutsos, Prince Mikhail
Stephanoli, Anthony
Tavlouris, Dean
Tekelis family
Themelis, Dimitrios
Theodorakis
Tikas, Louis
Touphektzis, Athanasios
Trypanis, Constantine
Tsakaloff, Athanasios
Tsarpalas, family
Tsirikos, Basil
Tsirikos, George
Tsiros, Vasilios C.
Tsongas, Paul
Typaldos, Georgios
Tzavella, Foto
Valsamos, John
Verdos, Chris and wife, Georgia
Violaris, Michalis
Vlandis, Emmanuel
Xanthos, Emmanuil (Emmanouil)
Xenos, Vasileios
Ypatros, Dimitrios
Ypsilantis, Alexandros
Ypsilantis, Dimitrios
Zaimis
Zographos, Giorgos