Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

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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Edith Wharton’s Corfiote Carnival 640 432 REVICTO

Edith Wharton’s Corfiote Carnival

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,…

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

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

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),…

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J. Gennadius on Spyridon Loues and the 1896 Olympic Games in The Illustrated London News 1240 869 REVICTO

J. Gennadius on Spyridon Loues and the 1896 Olympic Games in The Illustrated London News

In April 1896, the Illustrated London News published a text by Joannes Gennadius on the recently completed Olympic Games held in Athens praising Greece for…

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