Stories of Eleusis


The stories of Eleusis

The forgotten wetland
Kalymbaki and Sarantapotamos were both a blessing and a curse for the people of Eleusis, who fought with magic...
The military base of Eleusis
The military base of Eleusis was established in 1937. It was a disaster for the local farmers since it...
Sikelianos in Eleusis
The soil of Eleusis nourishes poets and her people can proudly claim that they have rubbed elbows with the...
Trial at Eleusis
You would have to be a first-rate chef-cum-politician to successfully combine the disparate materials that came together to support...
From Demeter to Mary
With the advent of Christianity, the Virgin Mary became the patroness of the farmers of the Thriasian Plain, a...
The 1936 strike
It took many years for the labour movement of Eleusis to recover from the 1929 strike. However, when it...
The Roman aqueduct of Eleusis
Eleusis claims the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in Europe. In this sweltering heat, freshwater is truly...
The “Elaiourgiki” oil mill
The "Elaiourgiki" oil mill belongs to the second generation of industries that settled in Eleusis in the 1950s. Although...
At the seaside
The waterfront of Eleusis was once upon a time popular among locals and Athenians alike, who flocked here to...
Eleusis on fire
The news that came to the Ministry of Finance in August 1903 was dire. The Eleusinians watched helplessly as...
The statue of Aeschylus
We do not know whether or how Eleusis honoured Aeschylus, her favourite son. The reconstitution of the community in...
The second wave
The 1950s and 1960s, despite political turmoil and economic difficulties, can be considered as the second golden period in...
The pine resin harvesters
Many years before the arrival of the first industrial chimneys, Eleusis depended on agriculture. The land was generally dry...
Crime and punishment
The night of November 2, 1909, was advanced, but at the Tsakiris wine shop in Eleusis, the merrymaking was...