Kalpaki Metaxas Papagos Georgios

Title

Kalpaki Metaxas Papagos Georgios

Description

The monument lines the road across from the Kalpaki war museum and is comprised of three marble pedestals topped with a marble pillar and bronze bust. The monument precinct is fenced off and two cannons on the right and the left are displayed. The center pedestal is inscribed in monumental letters with the single word ΟΧΙ, "no" in Greek. The bust on the left is of Ioannis Metaxas, in the center is King George II, and at the right is Alexandros Papagos. On the base to the left, a dedicatory inscription is displayed with the artist's name at the bottom.
ΤΟ ΜΝΗΜΕΙΟΝ ΤΟΥΤΟ ΑΝΗΓΕΡΘΗ ΕΞ\ΕΙΣΦΟΡΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΑΞΙΩΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΚΑΙ \ΟΠΛΙΤΩΝ ΤΟΥ ΣΤΡΑΤΟΥ ΕΙΣ ΕΝΔΕΙΞΙΝ\ΤΙΜΗΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΠΡΩΤΕΡΓΑΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ\ ΤΟΥΣ ΜΑΧΗΤΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΒΟΡΕΙΟΗΠΕΙΡΩΤΙΚΟΥ\ ΕΠΟΥΣ ; This monument was erected from the contributions of officers and soldiers of the arm as a sign of honor towards the first responders and warriors of the northern Epirote epic.; ΟΧΙ, ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ ΜΕΤΑΞΑΣ, ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ Β, ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΠΑΠΑΓΟΣ ; NO, Ioannis Metaxas, King George II, Alexandros Papagos

Creator

Lazaros Lamera (sculptor) ; Contributions of the Army's Officers and Soldiers (sponsor)

Date

1940 (Date of Event) ; unknown (Date of Construction)

Rights

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Format

bronze (metal); marble (rock)
casts (sculpture)

Identifier

epirus_kalpaki_metaxas_papagos_georgios

Coverage

Kalpáki, Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece
39.88778
20.62389

Citation

Lazaros Lamera (sculptor) ; Contributions of the Army's Officers and Soldiers (sponsor), “Kalpaki Metaxas Papagos Georgios,” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed August 16, 2022, https://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/22.

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