Greek women

“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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Representations of Modern Greece
in Victorian Popular Culture

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