Greece on the eve of the 19th century: between myth and reality

Thursday 11 April 2013,

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Fani-Maria Tsigakou, Benaki Museum, Athens, explores the prevailing ideas of 'Greece' in the 19th century.

This lecture looks at the 'Greece' as popularised by European travellers and contemporary historiography, and their influence on the Greek independence movement and the shaping of modern Greece.

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