Non-fiction/articles in newspapers

Modern Greece in Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia (1871, 1887)

Modern Greece in Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia (1871, 1887) 1344 994 REVICTO

Zell’s Popular Encyclopedia, a two-volume work of 2500 pages in quarto size, was published in Philadelphia (USA) in 1871 and again in 1887 in a slightly revised form. The subtitle…

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‘The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions’: Williams George Clark in Peloponnesus and from Athos to Salonica (1858, 1863)

‘The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions’: Williams George Clark in Peloponnesus and from Athos to Salonica (1858, 1863) 150 150 REVICTO

“The only interesting geography is geography of three dimensions; and a knowledge of any country derived from actual inspection, gives an unsuspected significance and a new interest to the study…

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William Makepeace Thackeray and the Palace in Athens

William Makepeace Thackeray and the Palace in Athens 640 334 REVICTO

The fifth chapter of William Thackeray’s travelogue Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo by Way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople, and Jerusalem (1846) offers an account of modern…

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Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine: Modern Argonauts in 1850s Greece

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine: Modern Argonauts in 1850s Greece 1446 925 REVICTO

The Modern Argonauts You have heard the ancient story, How the gallant sons of Greece, Long ago, with Jason ventured For the fated Golden Fleece; How they traversed distant regions,…

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Review of The Greek Revolution by Edward Blaquiere (London, 1824)

Review of The Greek Revolution by Edward Blaquiere (London, 1824) 781 591 REVICTO

The introduction to a review of The Greek Revolution by Edward Blaquiere (London, 1824), published in Edinburgh Magazine in June 1824 sees the Greek Revolution as a means by which Greece will…

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The third Zappeian Olympiad in Macmillan’s Magazine in 1875

The third Zappeian Olympiad in Macmillan’s Magazine in 1875 2000 1542 REVICTO

“And all the world of Athens collected on a Sunday afternoon at five o’clock, θαυμάζοντες και θαυμαζόμενοι, as the daily papers said.” In an article which appeared in Macmillan’s Magazine…

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The Great Exhibition of 1851: An Illustrated Tour of the Crystal Palace

The Great Exhibition of 1851: An Illustrated Tour of the Crystal Palace 1280 720 REVICTO

Historian Dr David De Haan takes you on an illustrated tour of the Crystal Palace during the Great exhibition of 1851. The tour begins at the main entrance of the…

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Sketches of Modern Greece in 1837 & 1838

Sketches of Modern Greece in 1837 & 1838 800 466 REVICTO

Anonymous. “Sketches of Modern Greece”. A series of three articles, attributed to James Henry Skene, which attempt to provide the general reader with a broad view of the political, cultural,…

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Voyage from Leghorn to Cephalonia with Lord Byron, and A Narrative of a Visit, in 1823, to the Seat of War in Greece.

Voyage from Leghorn to Cephalonia with Lord Byron, and A Narrative of a Visit, in 1823, to the Seat of War in Greece. 800 594 REVICTO

James Browne Hamilton. “Voyage from Leghorn to Cephalonia with Lord Byron” and “A Narrative of a Visit, in 1823, to the Seat of War in Greece. (Part I.)” In this…

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The Great Exhibition of 1851 in The (London Evening) Standard

The Great Exhibition of 1851 in The (London Evening) Standard 2500 1875 REVICTO

The lengthy and detailed passage begins by alluding to the excellence and civilization of ancient Greece and goes on to make specific reference to the intricacy and richness of the…

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