- Journey into the Mani: Trip to southern Greece leads to exploration of an
- Less than a mile away is the town of Areopolis, named for the god of war because this town is where Petrobey Mavromichalis raised the flag of freedom and, with the call “Victory or death,” united the feuding clans and began the Greek War of Independence.
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- In 1831, he was stabbed in the stomach and shot in the head as he made his way to church by Konstantis and Georgios Mavromichalis.
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- A must-see Mani attraction is the ancient market town of Aeropoli, named after the Greek god of war, Ares. Steeped in history, the town was the birthplace of the Greek war of Independence on March 17, 1821.
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