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Mary Louisa Whately’s “Greek Slave” in Egypt

Mary Louisa Whately’s “Greek Slave” in Egypt 1024 583 REVICTO

In 1870, just after the Cretan Revolt of 1866-1869, Mary Louisa Whately (1824-1889), an English missionary in Egypt, published a story entitled “The Greek Slave,” returning to the figure of…

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

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

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 on a ‘brave, wild, ineffectual,…

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Crete as Britain’s “highway to the East” in The Daily News (22 November 1875)

Crete as Britain’s “highway to the East” in The Daily News (22 November 1875) 1071 574 REVICTO

In November 1875, the Liberal London newspaper The Daily News (22 November 1875, p. 4) responded to the building Eastern crisis by suggesting that Britain’s Eastern Question should not be a…

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A Mountain Stronghold in Crete [1895]

A Mountain Stronghold in Crete [1895] 1024 496 REVICTO

On several occasions I have examined, from the deck of an ocean steamer, the rugged southern slope of the ” White Mountains,” which form the western rampart of the Island…

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