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What do the inscriptions on the Monument of the Unknown Soldier mean?

The Monument of the Unknown Soldier, situated in front of the Greek Parliament, is one of Athens’ most significant and enigmatic landmarks. Its mystery lies not in the identity of the soldier, but in the seemingly random arrangement of names etched into the stone. Many visitors are left puzzled by the lack of apparent order or consistency. However, the explanation is often simpler than one might think, saving the effort of racking one’s brain for an answer. Greek flag: Why is it blue and white, with nine stripes? The Monument ...

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