Konitsa Military Mausoleum


Konitsa Military Mausoleum


An expansive plaza in the woods with a paved area and a stone built memorial with a cross acting as an altar for the fallen. The mausoleum commemorates both the ItaloElleniko War of 1940-41 and the Civil Wars in the region. The complex also contains a tumulus-style mound capped with the tomb of Michael Anagnos, a.k.a. Michael Anagnostopoulos (1837-1906), who was a pioneer for education for the blind and head of the Perkins School in Boston, MA USA. He was married to Julia Romana Howe, the daughter of Samuel Howe and Julia Ward Howe.
ΚΑΛΑΜΑΣ-ΕΛΑΙΑ-ΠΙΝΔΟΣ 1940-41 \ ΓΡΑΜΜΟΣ-ΖΑΓΟΡΙΑ-ΜΟΥΡΓΚΑΝΑ-ΚΟΝΙΤΣΑ 1946-49 ; [Battles of] Kalamas, Elaia, Pindos 1940 - 41; [Battles of] Zagoria, Mourgana, Konitsa 1946-49.; ΜΝΗΜΕΙΟ ΠΕΣΟΝΤΩΝ \ ΥΠΕΡ ΒΩΜΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΕΣΤΙΩΝ \ ΓΙΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΑΓΩΝΕΣ \ ΤΟΥ ΕΘΝΟΥΣ ; A monument of the fallen\above altars and hearths for the struggles of the nation.


unknown sculptor|Greek Army sponsor


1940-1941, 1946-1949 (Date of Event) ; unkonwn (date of construction)


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stone (rock)




Kónitsa, Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece


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unknown sculptor|Greek Army sponsor, “Konitsa Military Mausoleum,” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed April 21, 2024, https://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/25.

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