Captain Peristera

  A statue of Captain Peristera, a legendary female figure of Siatista’s history.
  She was the sister of Captain Craka. After her brother was betrayed and killed, she became herself the Commander of a group of rebels who fought against the Turks. She was so aggressive against the Turks  that they  decided to conciliate  with captain (capetanissa) Peristera and gave her amnesty. She stopped to fight and she came back to Siatista where she lived peacefully  for a few years.
 Later the Turks changed their minds and one day they closed in upon her house. But she perceived,   and she fled to the free territory of Thessaly.