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The Parthenon Since Lord Elgin

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the Greek Revolution, the Acropolis and the town of Athens were held in captivity by the revolutionary forces of the Greeks. The Acropolis however was surrendered to the Turks in June 1827 ... More


The Grand Tour

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The motives behind Disraeli's decision to embark on his Grand Tour through the Ottoman Empire are looked at in this chapter. The turnaround which occurred in Disraeli during the time of his ‘blank ... More


Conclusion: The Quest for Power, Fame, and Prestige

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The concluding chapter stresses the influence of conservatism and romanticism on Disraeli's understanding of the Eastern Question. The experiences of the Greek Revolution are highlighted, as well as ... More


Absolutism under Siege

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the 1843 Revolution and National Assembly of 1844 in Greece from the perspective of Russian archives. Analysis of the background and course of these events provides a means of ... More


Introduction

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Introduction presents the book’s topics and objectives. It introduces the characters of the story—men and a few women of letters and politics, who lived along the shores of the Adriatic during ... More


Re-imagining Greek Antiquity in 1821: Shelley’s Hellas in its Literary and Political Context

Roderick Beaton

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

At the end of 1820 the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, living in exile in Pisa with his wife, Mary (author of Frankenstein), made the acquaintance of Alexandros Mavrokordatos, one of the future ... More


The Greek Revolution through the Eyes of Orthodox Enlightenment

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 7 investigates the way in which the outbreak of the Greek revolution signified an almost existential dilemma for the Greek servants of the Tsar who had in the meantime become attuned to the ... More


Ugo Foscolo: A Life of Stammering in Exile

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 offers a thematic biography of Ugo Foscolo (1778–1827), one of Italy’s canonical poets. It reconstructs the linguistic and literary landscape of Foscolo’s native Ionian Islands and follows ... More


Dionysios Solomos: A Life in Translation

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 3 is a thematic biography of Dionysios Solomos (1798–1857), Greece’s official ‘national poet’. It starts by narrating Solomos’s Italian education and his early attempts at composing Italian ... More


The Staggering of Andreas Kalvos

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 2 tells the story of Andreas Kalvos (1792–1869), one of Greece’s more emblematic poets. It narrates Kalvos’s first steps as Ugo Foscolo’s student and Italian Neoclassical tragic writer, as ... More


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