ancient Greece

Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens

Love and Pirates in Victorian Ancient Athens 581 465 REVICTO

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 concerns. In such stories involving…

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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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Greece as a Block of Marble in The Great Exhibition, 1851

Greece as a Block of Marble in The Great Exhibition, 1851 150 150 REVICTO

The following passage, published shortly after the opening of the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace, very briefly comments on one of the exhibits of the Greek pavilion linking it…

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