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Albanian hero Aristidh Kolia Video of Kolia speaking Albanian with his family, for Arvanites to speak their language outside of their home was considered taboo in Greece. But it was not only for the overall atmosphere, but also for the hidden and public threats for his life, threats that he had spoken about to his Albanian friend, the painter Robert Alia Dragot, who had worked two of his book covers.

Aistidh UserSoftware Engineer present. Kollias was of Arvanite origin. Kollias had worked persistently for the affirmation of the Arvanites in Greece.

What do Greeks think of Aristidh Kola (Αριστείδης Κόλλιας)? – Quora

He owes his success to 1 strategy. Find More Posts by Daskalot. What do Greeks think of Tunisians? And this happens in a platform not at all mystical and silent as the physical elimination arisyidh the writer. What do Greeks think of Brexit? In one of the last meetings next to the bed of death, the Albanian ambassador together with the Albanian lawyer Ilir Malindi had gone to see him, and the lawyer said: It was 11 October the day that the mysterious physical death of the writer and leader of Arvanites happened, in order to add another enigmatic death in the Greek history.

Claims made in the book are that alongside the Greeks, Arvanites shared Pelasgian origins thereby making them the “most authentic Greeks” with their language being closer to Pelasgic while asserting that many Greek words had an Albanian etymology.

Thanks to his ability of history research, for which he left his profession of lawyer, he gave facts that not only the sons of the Arvanites were the heroes of the Greek nation, but also that the culture and arts of Arvanites had now become part of the national Greek traditions including the songs, dresses and continued until he reached to explain the ancient Greek mythology through the Arvanite language, the names of the Olympic gods, something that could not be explained through the Greek language.


The Arvanite writer responded to the public attacks of the media with seriousness, without aggression, with a level that was suitable to his name as a great writer and researcher, whose writings were widely known and were re-edited many times. According to journalist Ilir Malindi, expert in the Albania-Greece relations Kollias was poisoned by Greece’s secret services, but, inhistory professor Arben Llalla rejected this hypothesis and asserted that it could be the Serbian secret services that may be responsible for Kollias’ death.

Ethnic Arvanite and head of the Avanite League in the 90’s Aristidh Kolia was ostracized and received hundreds of death threats from Greeks for admitting the Albanian origin of the Arvanites.

The book was reprinted into nine editions in only ten years. Kollias was a friend of all Albanian immigrants in Greece.

Kolia, Aristidh

I was even less aware of the conspiracy theories about his death. Aristidh Kolia used to be followed in silence, in the intentions of trying to make his life hell, because he was the person who gave aristidb to the honor and pride of the many hundred of thousands of Arvanites around Greece.

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Aristeidis Kollias

He was connected even with the Arbereshe of Korsike. Originally Posted by Soldier of Macedon. Aristidh KolaJuly 8, – October 1,was a Greek lawyer, publicist, historian and folklorist. These kind of propaganda reached until the point to make a village near Athens with Arvanite inhabitants, to gather the whole village and make Albanians go away, by using the arms of fire and agricultural tools.


Last edited by Astrit; at He was also president of the Association of the Arvanites Marko Bocari. Kollias’ magazine published “Besa”, and the “Arvanon” magazines, which reflected the life and traditions of the Arvanite world. Very interesting information, and refutes the common Greek assertion that the Arvanites did not have a common identity with the Albanians of the north. What do Greeks think of Kapodistrias? Written by KOLEC TRABOINI Who has not met the great Arvanite writer and has not managed to read his writings, could never think how close to death this person was living, and this for two reasons, firstly, because all his life he had been searching both the light and dark sides of history, where bravery was mixed with infidelity, poison with the bullet and knife, and revealed the tragic end of the many Arvanite leaders who became famous through the history of Greece.

He had many books in his hands.

What do modern Greeks think of Greek gods? What do Greeks think of Panagiotis Kondylis? Life Kollias was of Arvanite origin. He together with kols great Antonia Bellushi, in the yearclose to the national organization, make officially known that in Greece live more than 2 million Albanians, and also that there were more than accommodation centers of Albanian-speakers.

The word ‘Shqiptar’ in itself came about a few centuries ago, so for the Arvanites to be using this word there must be common ties in existence with the Albanians even in the 19th century.