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, 1866 - 1953
The Bishop Karavagelis (1866-1935) was born in Stypsi. A number of
years,served as a bishop in the City of Kastoria
north of Greece. His Heroic effort to voluntarily govern the Greek villages of
the north,when they were still under Turkish occupation,and when the gorilla like
Bulgarian gangs,used to kill the Greek teachers and priests, and replacing them
with their own, changing the Greeks in to Bulgarians. He arranged this time Greek
Gangs, against the Bulgarians, and with a great effort and determination, he managed
to keep the Greek Borders as they are today.
THE MACEDONIAN WAR
The region of Kastoria constituted the center of preparation and action
of the armed liberating Macedonian War. In that region the resistance against
the Bulgarians is organized and important historic personalities appear, such
as Pavlos Melas, Germanos Karavagelis and Ion Dragoumis, who, with their robust
attitude, led the War to the liberation of the region in 11 November 1912.
This text is cited Apr 2003 from the Municipality of Petra URL below, which contains images.
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