HISTORIAN

Vassilios Chrissochos was a New York City educator with a B.A. in Political Science and History with a Minor in Education from Queens College.

Now he is an historical consultant who has given presentations on various Hellenic themed subjects such as “The Historical Significance of OHI Day,” “Byzantium’s Macedonian Renaissance,” “Macedonia through the Ages: Greece’s indomitable force of Hellenism” and “1821: the Liberation of Greece” among many others. His lecture on “The Macedonian Dynasty of Byzantine Greece, 862-1057 AD” was published online by Politismos Museum of Greek History.

 

He is also on the committee of the Hellenic Cultural Society of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Flushing. His love for Alexander the Great and Byzantium saw him travel extensively through Greece, Serbia, Russia, and Turkey. Vassilios co-founded the Alexander the Great Living History Society.

 

Vassilios is the AHEPA Director of Culture and Arts for District 6 (all of NY) and AHEPA Hermes Chapter 186 Astoria Vice President.
Vassilios was voted the distinguished award of AHEPAN of the year for his contributions to Hellenism and for promoting the values of the order.

UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS (UFT)

The Hellenic American Educators presented Vassilios with a congratulatory letter regarding his “1821: The liberation of Greece” lecture. This has been one of his most popular presentations to date.

New Lecture at Politismos Museum​

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Interview with Byzantine Rock Opera Composer Billy Chrissochos