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30 September 1827 – the Battle of Itea

The Battle of Itea (Greek: Ναυμαχία της Ιτέας) was a naval battle opposing the Greek revolutionary fleet and the Ottoman - Egyptian fleet, fought on 29/30 September 1827 in the Gulf of Corinth, during the Greek War of Independence. It was a hallmark in the world naval history annals: a steam-engined gunship, was able to defeat and sink as series of warships with sails.
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Cannabis in Ancient Greece

Considering the metropolitan nature of Greece, it would is hard to believe that they too, would not have come under the spell of the cannabis , a magical plant that was so clearly popular in the ancient world and surrounding cultures.
Excerpted from the book by Chris Bennett "Cannabis and the Soma Solution".
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