Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

“The Recent Earthquakes in Greece: Survivors Camping out at Atalante” (ILN, 2 June 1894) 1029 1751 REVICTO

“The Recent Earthquakes in Greece: Survivors Camping out at Atalante” (ILN, 2 June 1894)

Originally published in 1842, The Illustrated London News (ILN) was the first newspaper to allow the image to get integrated in the news. As a dissemination of news…

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

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

  We are very pleased to announce that Chryssa Marinou, a team member of the REVICTO project, will be presenting a paper at the International…

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Ancient Corinth, [between 1898 and 1946]
The Corinth of William Fullerton Cumming, 1839 577 480 REVICTO

The Corinth of William Fullerton Cumming, 1839

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…

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REVICTO Research: new publication! 150 150 REVICTO

REVICTO Research: new publication!

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…

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

A Romance of a Greek Statue (1885)

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…

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

Byron’s The Isles of Greece Revisited in 1897

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…

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Annie Brassey at Cephalonia (1878) 576 480 REVICTO

Annie Brassey at Cephalonia (1878)

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…

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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 2364 2354 REVICTO

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

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…

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

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

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…

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in Victorian Popular Culture

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