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Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part I

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part I 1260 1859 REVICTO

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1849–1934) was a folklorist, ethnographer, and traveller, who travelled extensively in the Balkans and Middle East, recording the customs of the people she visited and publishing…

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The Cretan Revolt (1896-1898), Part 2 – Our Learned Philhellenes

The Cretan Revolt (1896-1898), Part 2 – Our Learned Philhellenes 1271 2000 REVICTO

In Part one of the “Cretan Revolt” blog post, mention was made of a theatrical play by journalist and author Henry Duff Traill. The play entitled “Our Learned Philhellenes” was…

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The Cretan Revolt (1896-1898), Part 1

The Cretan Revolt (1896-1898), Part 1 1561 2000 REVICTO

During the second half of the nineteenth century the “Cretan Question” appeared regularly in the Victorian press, particularly in periods of crisis (1866-1869, 1878, and 1896-1898). It is a broad…

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REVICTO at the CIVIS Summer School, June 2022

REVICTO at the CIVIS Summer School, June 2022 1280 720 REVICTO

Professor Efrerpi Mitsi gave a keynote lecture entitled “Women Travellers to Greece” at the CIVIS Summer School on Culture, French Travel and European Mobilities. The Summer School took place at the Faculty…

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REVICTO at the Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA), June 2022

REVICTO at the Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA), June 2022 595 841 REVICTO

We are happy to announce that Professor Efterpi Mitsi will present a paper titled “Women Writers and the Marketing of Modern Greece in Victorian Periodicals” at the International Study Day of the Victorian…

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A Week in 1870s Athens

A Week in 1870s Athens 1773 1766 REVICTO

Blackwood’s Magazine dedicated nineteen pages to the description of ‘A Week in Athens’ in its September 1880 issue. The author of the piece was George A. Macmillan, one of the…

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A British Hospital in Piraeus, 1897

A British Hospital in Piraeus, 1897 2339 1505 REVICTO

“The hospital at the Piraeus is one of the fruits of the English National Fund which the editor of the Daily Chronicle started on behalf of the Greek wounded.” (The…

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“The Highland mountains in the west, / I tell you are by far the best!”: a 1857 Scottish view of the Byronic Isles

“The Highland mountains in the west, / I tell you are by far the best!”: a 1857 Scottish view of the Byronic Isles 850 686 REVICTO

In 1857, Andrew Park, author of Egypt and the East, Or, Travels On Sea and Land (Glasgow, 1857) saw “the famous Isles of Greece”, the Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser…

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REVICTO International Conference “Greece in Victorian Popular Culture” – Press Release

REVICTO International Conference “Greece in Victorian Popular Culture” – Press Release 932 1369 REVICTO

The REVICTO research program of the NKUA (“Representations of Modern Greece in Victorian Popular Culture”, H.F.R.I. funded) is organizing the international conference “Greece in Victorian Popular Culture”. The Conference will…

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