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Fikos

Fikos: Painter of the Largest Mural in Greek and Byzantine Art History

Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.

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On this day: 25 November 1905 Theriso revolt ends

The Theriso revolt (Επανάσταση του Θερίσου), from 23 March – 25 November 1905, was an insurrection that broke out in March 1905 against the government of Crete, then an autonomous state under Ottoman suzerainty.