Friendship

SEARCH:

→ Find out some of Kanaris’ achievements that made him stand out as one of the most famous heroes of the 1821 Revolution.

DISCUSS:

→ Do you remember the adventures and difficulties that Odysseus experienced at sea?
→ Which other heroes, who traveled by boat, do you know from history and mythology?

CONNECTION TO EVERYDAY HEROES

…And he gave your ship a thousand wings to run…
“Constantine Kanaris,” Aristotelis Valaoritis, Other Poems, 1872-1878

People, modern Heroes, are forced to leave their homes, their friends and their family to cross the sea, in search of a better life.
Look for images from current news, depicting such scenes.
Do you notice their facial expressions?
Can you tell their story?

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