Konitsa ELAS Monument

Title

Konitsa ELAS Monument

Description

At the top of the pass, a stone-built base faced with a marble dedicatory plaque is topped with a stone-carved relief depicting an andartes-style fighter. The monument is surrounded with a iron fence. The marble plaque lists four deceased ELAS fighters. A Greek flag marks the spot as well.
ΣΤΗ ΜΝΗΜΑ ΤΩΝ ΑΓΩΝΙΣΤΩΝ ΤΟΥ Ε.Λ.Α.Σ. ΠΟΥ ΕΠΕΣΑΝ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΒΟΛΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΩΝ ΝΑΖΙ ΣΤΙΣ 26-7-1943. \ΑΡΧΙΜΑΝΤΡΙΤΗΣ ΛΑΜΠΡΟΣ\ ΕΤΩΝ 21 ΚΟΝΙΤΣΑ \ ΓΙΟΥΣΙΟΣ ΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ \ ΕΤΩΝ 28 ΚΟΝΙΤΣΑ \ ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΟΥ ΠΑΝΤΕΛΗΣ \ ΕΤΩΝ 22 ΚΟΝΙΤΣΑ \ ΜΕΣΣΗΣ ΣΤΕΡΓΙΟΣ \ ΕΤΩΝ 38 ΠΑΔΕΣ ; To the memory of the ELAS fighter who fell from the bullets of the German Nazis on July 26, 1943: Lambros Archimantritis, 21 years of age, Konitsa; Christos Giousios, 28 years of age, Konitsa; Pantelis Evangelou, 22 years of age, Konitsa; Stergios Messis, 38 years of age, Pades.

Creator

unknown (sculptor) ; Konitsa branch of Π.Ε.Α.Ε.Α. (sponsor)

Date

July 7, 1943 (Date of Event); July 26, 2003 (Date of Construction)

Rights

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Format

stone (rock); marble (rock)
outdoor sculpture

Identifier

epirus_konista_ELAS_monument

Coverage

Kónitsa, Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece
40.04861
20.756666

Files

Konitsa ELAS Monument Front.JPG
Konitsa ELAS Monument CU.jpg
Konitsa ELAS Monument Inscription.jpg
Konitsa ELAS Monument LS Side.JPG
Konitsa ELAS Monument Rear.JPG
Konitsa ELAS Monument Votive.JPG

Citation

unknown (sculptor) ; Konitsa branch of Π.Ε.Α.Ε.Α. (sponsor), “Konitsa ELAS Monument,” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2024, http://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/27.

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