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Search for Nazi-stolen finds

Search for Nazi-stolen finds

  (ANA-MPA) — A campaign for the repatriation of sculptures stolen from Larissa during the withdrawal of the Nazi troops in 1944 has been launched by a central Greece municipality.  Sculptures that decorated archaic steles were looted by Nazi occupation forces from the Archaeological Museum of Larissa in November 1944, according to Thodoros Axenidis’ book, entitled “Pelasgis Larissa”. Many of the missing […]

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1669 – Monk Robert De Dreux: ” Thessalonike is one of the most famous cities of Macedonia and All of Greece “

1669 – Monk Robert De Dreux: ” Thessalonike is one of the most famous cities of Macedonia and All of Greece “

Robert de Dreux was a Theologist and Monk. He was a member of the French embassy in Constantinoupolis when the French ambassador was Haye Vantelet. Robert de Dreux, as a member of a large delegation, accompanied the French ambassador at his trip from Constantinoupolis to Larissa (1668 -1669). The mission remained 1 1/2 day in thessalonike where Robert de Dreux found the opportunity to […]

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