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Thessaloniki, Greece - A band of Macedonian Brigands

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Thessaloniki, Greece - A band of Macedonian Brigands

Thessaloniki, Greece - A band of Macedonian Brigands. Date: 1900

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© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Attire Band Bandit Brigand Brigands Gang Guns Macedonia Macedonian Rebel Rebels Salonica Salonika Thesalonica Thesalonika Thessalonica Thessalonika Thessaloniki


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This evocative photograph captures a group of Macedonian brigands, a notorious band of rebels who roamed the mountains and rural areas of the Macedonian region in Greece during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and a major cultural melting pot, serves as the backdrop for this intriguing image. The Macedonian brigands, also known as the "Cheta," were a diverse group of rebels, primarily made up of impoverished farmers and shepherds, who resented the Ottoman rule and the Greek authorities. They were known for their daring raids on Ottoman and Greek tax collectors, as well as their distinctive traditional dress and weaponry. In this photograph, the brigands are seen posing confidently, each one holding a gun and wearing traditional Macedonian attire. Their costumes, consisting of long, flowing robes and wide-brimmed hats, are adorned with intricate embroidery and colorful patterns. The rugged terrain and rocky landscape of the region are reflected in the rugged faces and determined expressions of the men. This image offers a glimpse into a fascinating and often overlooked chapter of Greek history. The Macedonian brigands were a symbol of resistance and rebellion, and their legacy continues to be celebrated in the folklore and cultural traditions of the region. Today, Thessaloniki stands as a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, but this photograph serves as a reminder of the rich and complex history that lies beneath its modern surface.

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