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REVICTO at Divergent Temporalities: Capitalism and the Conquest of Space-Time (Athens, Panteion, May 2022)

REVICTO at Divergent Temporalities: Capitalism and the Conquest of Space-Time (Athens, Panteion, May 2022) 150 150 REVICTO

  We are very pleased to announce that Chryssa Marinou, a team member of the REVICTO project, will be presenting a paper at the International Conference “Divergent Temporalities: Capitalism and the…

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Ancient Corinth, [between 1898 and 1946]

The Corinth of William Fullerton Cumming, 1839

The Corinth of William Fullerton Cumming, 1839 577 480 REVICTO

Notes of a wanderer, in search of health through Italy, Egypt, Greece, Turkey up the Danube, and down the Rhine (1839)   A post by Achillia Nefeli Daskalopoulou Auer*   Travelers’…

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REVICTO Research: new publication!

REVICTO Research: new publication! 150 150 REVICTO

We are very pleased to announce that the article “Real and Imagined Greek Women in Victorian Perceptions of ‘1821’” by Efterpi Mitsi and Anna Despotopoulou was published in the Journal…

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A Romance of a Greek Statue (1885)

A Romance of a Greek Statue (1885) 1500 1111 REVICTO

Theodore Bent, the archaeologist and explorer who wrote The Cyclades; or, Life among the Insular Greeks in 1885, published, in that same year, an article whose narrative is set on…

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Byron’s The Isles of Greece Revisited in 1897

Byron’s The Isles of Greece Revisited in 1897 1240 1755 REVICTO

The date is March 4, 1897. Henry Labouchère’s widely circulated London society journal the Truth publishes a parody of Byron’s ‘The Isles of Greece’ under the following introduction:  Byron is…

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Annie Brassey at Cephalonia (1878)

Annie Brassey at Cephalonia (1878) 576 480 REVICTO

Lady Anna (Annie) Brassey (1839-1887) was an English travel writer married to the liberal politician and Civil Lord of the Admiralty, Thomas Brassey. The Brasseys sailed the Mediterranean in 1874…

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REVICTO at the International Conference “Through the Pen of Others: Nineteenth-Century Views of Revolutionary Greece”, Athens, 8-11 December 2021

REVICTO at the International Conference “Through the Pen of Others: Nineteenth-Century Views of Revolutionary Greece”, Athens, 8-11 December 2021 2364 2354 REVICTO

We are very pleased to announce that three REVICTO members presented papers at the International Conference Through the Pen of Others: Nineteenth-Century Views of Revolutionary Greece. The conference was organized…

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Nineteenth-Century Admiralty Maps of the Greek Coastline and the Aegean Archipelago

Nineteenth-Century Admiralty Maps of the Greek Coastline and the Aegean Archipelago 943 1500 REVICTO

In chapter 8 of Jane Austen’s novel Persuasion (1818), the Miss Mussgroves are poring over “their own Navy List[…] with the professed view of finding out the ships which Captain…

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Edith Wharton’s Corfiote Carnival

Edith Wharton’s Corfiote Carnival 640 432 REVICTO

Edith Wharton’s (1862-1937) The Cruise of the Vanadis is the account of the author’s 1888 Mediterranean cruise from Africa to Italy aboard the private yacht, The Vanadis. The manuscript was…

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Sophia Tricoupis, hostess and “mistress of socio-political diplomacy”

Sophia Tricoupis, hostess and “mistress of socio-political diplomacy” 826 800 REVICTO

Daughter of Spyridon Tricoupis, the first Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic in 1833, and sister of the multiply appointed Prime Minister Harilaos Tricoupis (1875-1894), Sophia Tricoupis was born in…

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