Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

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

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

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…

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Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens 581 465 REVICTO

Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens

Throughout the nineteenth century popular narratives in periodicals adapted ancient Greek myths and history or created new enjoyable stories which allegorically reflected on Victorian socio-political…

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“Vasilissa” in The New Monthly Magazine, 1867 1531 2000 REVICTO

“Vasilissa” in The New Monthly Magazine, 1867

In 1867, a story entitled “Vasilissa”, which was published in The New Monthly Magazine, revisited the Greek War of Independence, centring on the figure of…

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Meteora: “The Monasteries in the Air” in the Victorian periodical press, 1880 and 1888 2000 1563 REVICTO

Meteora: “The Monasteries in the Air” in the Victorian periodical press, 1880 and 1888

Meteora, as a location of singular natural beauty as well as of particular interest to the students of Byzantine art, was included in Murray’s Handbook…

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Cretan Amazons: A dress destined to affect the Parisian and English fashions (The Penny Illustrated, Jan. 1869) 907 933 REVICTO

Cretan Amazons: A dress destined to affect the Parisian and English fashions (The Penny Illustrated, Jan. 1869)

The date is January 9, 1869, the 1866 Cretan Revolt is near its end and The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times publishes a short article…

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“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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