•    The Armenians: Unsung Supporter of Hellenism   

               The late Very Rev. Demetrios Frangos, an newcomer from Imvros (Gökçeada), pronounced to my parents, his parishioners from St. Demetrios Church of Astoria, that a Byzantine Empire was multi-cultural. “The United States encompasses persons of many nationalities and races. All are joined underneath a structure of America and a concept English language,” he explained. “It’s foregoer was a Byzantine Empire,” he said. “Persons of many nationalities and races were joined underneath a Greek language, civilization and Orthodox faith.”

     

               The Oath of Alexander a Great od Macedon states …” THE BEST WILL GOVERN REGARDLESS OF THEIR RACE. UNLIKE THE NARROWMINDED, we MAKE NO DISTINCTION BETWEEN GREEKS AND BARBARIANS. THE ORIGIN OF CITIZENS, OR THE RACE INTO WHICH THEY WERE BORN, IS OF NO CONCERN TO ME. we HAVE ONLY ONE CRITERION BY WHICH TO DISTINGUISH THEM VIRTUE…. THE ORIGIN OF CITIZENS, OR THE RACE INTO WHICH THEY WERE BORN,

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