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Offline Maik

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Greek village with African roots
« on: Wednesday, 19 February, 2014 @ 23:01:28 »
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Greek, black and proud: the village in Greece with African roots
The African origins of a rural community in Thrace

The village of Avato, in the northeastern prefecture of Xanthi, is home to a unique community whose ancestors are believed to have come to Greece from Sudan during Ottoman rule
http://www.enetenglish.gr/?i=news.en.society&id=1769

Offline TonyKath

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Re: Greek village with African roots
« Reply #1 on: Thursday, 20 February, 2014 @ 20:15:37 »
Interesting - thanks Maik.  Never heard of it before - shows some of the strange things that happened around 1922.

Tony