Destruction of Psara

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After the Destruction of Psara by Nikolaos Gyzis.
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The Destruction of Psara was an event in which the Ottomans destroyed the civilian population of the Greek island of Psara on July 5, 1824.[1][2] According to George Finlay, the entire population of the island Psara before the massacre was about 7,000.[3]


  1. Brewer, D. The Greek War of Independence: The Struggle for Freedom from Ottoman Oppression and the Birth of the Modern Greek Nation. Overlook Press, 2001, ISBN 1-58567-172-X, pp. 235-236.
  2. Gallica - French National Library
  3. Finlay, George. History of the Greek Revolution and the Reign of King Otho (edited by H.F. Tozer). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1877 (Reprint: London 1971), ISBN 0-900834-12-9, p. 152.