Greek women

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part II

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part II 1811 2560 REVICTO

In 1899, ten years after her essay in The Women’s World on the Christian women of the East, Lucy M.J. Garnett published an article entitled “Greek Matrons and Maids” in…

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Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part I

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett and Greek Women – Part I 1260 1859 REVICTO

Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1849–1934) was a folklorist, ethnographer, and traveller, who travelled extensively in the Balkans and Middle East, recording the customs of the people she visited and publishing…

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“Vasilissa” in The New Monthly Magazine, 1867

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

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 a Greek woman who is…

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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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A heroic Greek woman in ‘The seamen of the Cyclades’, 1849

A heroic Greek woman in ‘The seamen of the Cyclades’, 1849 800 639 REVICTO

“The Seamen of the Cyclades” features a heroic Greek woman of the Greek Revolution, who, after her Hydriote husband is blinded by a traitor, takes his place in battle, commanding…

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