Rocambole Gang: A tour of Athens during the time of the Greek Bonnie and Clyde (podcast version)

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST ON SPOTIFY: The notorious Rocambole Gang operated in Athens in the late 1920s and caused fear among the city’s residents and upset law enforcement authorities. The gang consisted of brothers Andreas and Kula Christofileas as well as other casual members. The way they acted and the time coincidence with the famous…

Rocambole Gang: A tour of Athens during the time of the Greek Bonnie and Clyde

[Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε εδώ την ελληνική έκδοση του άρθρου μας] The notorious Rocambole Gang (Rokamvol/Ροκαμβόλ in Greek) operated in Athens in the late 1920s and caused fear among the city’s residents and upset law enforcement authorities. The gang consisted of brothers Andreas and Koula Christofileas (Ανδρέας και Κούλα Χριστοφιλέα) as well as other casual members….

Kypseli : Catch the vibe of a changing city

Kypseli is a neighbourhood in central Athens and one of the oldest urban areas of the city. Kypseli until the beginning of the 20th century was a rural area with a few estates and country houses (Konstantinos Kanaris a hero of the Greek revolution lived here). In 1908 it was bounded and planned by the engineer…