Year published: 2021
200 Years Later: Learning about the Greek Revolution
The publication 200 Years Later: Learning about the Greek Revolution is a booklet for children. It includes the coins of the modern Greek State that have themes inspired by the Greek Revolution of 1821. The booklet accompanied the events held by the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection to celebrate the 200-year anniversary from the Greek Revolution.
- Edited by: Dimitra Tsangari, Konstantinos Christopoulos, Matina Dimopoulou
- Language: Greek
- Year published: 2021
Educational publication for children
The publication 200 Years Later: Learning about the Greek Revolution is an educational booklet for children.
It includes photos of coins and banknotes issued by the modern Greek State with iconographic types inspired by the Greek Revolution of 1821. All the coins and the banknotes listed come from the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection.
The Greek Revolution through coinage
The booklet introduces children to the Greek Revolution. Young readers discover the heroes and some of the facts through their representations on the currency of the new Greek State.
The publication includes short explanatory texts and educational activities such as matching the correct pair, filling in the gaps, crosswords and hidden crosswords.
Currency and works of art
The publication includes photos of artworks that visually complement the currency. The artworks came from the National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum (Athens), the National Historical Museum (Athens) and the E. Averof Art Gallery (Metsovo).
Events for the 200-year anniversary from the Revolution
The booklet accompanied the events hosted by the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection. The specific events concerned the celebration of the 200-year anniversary from the Greek Revolution.
Children’s painting competition
The cover of the booklet shows a child’s painting. It is the work of the child who won the children's painting competition 200 Years Later: Learning about the Greek Revolution held in 2021 in Corfu for primary school students.
Authors: Dimitra Tsangari, Konstantinos Christopoulos, Matina Dimopoulou
Publisher: Alpha Bank
Place and time: Athens, 2021
Cover type: Paperback