Photograph of Nelly's (Elli Souyioultzoglou-Seraidari) (1899-1998), Greek refugees from Asia Minor (Turkey).

Photograph of Nelly’s (Elli Souyioultzoglou-Seraïdari), a Greek photographer who died on August Greek refugees from Asia Minor (Turkey).

Smyrna-vict-families-1922-The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anatolia, Pontus, and the former Russian Caucasus province of Kars Oblast during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations…

Greek Genocide - Greek civilians mourn their dead relatives, Great Fire of Smyrna, 1922 -

Greek refugees from Smyrna, Turkey, 1922

Levantine Heritage: Greek refugees from Smyrna (Izmir), Turkey, 1922

Smyrna Genel görünümler

General views of Smyrna

Σμύρνη το σπίτι του στρατιώτη.

Σμύρνη το σπίτι του στρατιώτη.

Refugees in Greece, 1922

and violent expulsions of ethnic Greeks from Asia Minor and Muslims from Greece, as told not only by historians but also the refugees themselves.